Together, Texans on Mission goes where God calls. 

God calls His people to serve locally, across the nation and to the ends of the earth. Featured below are stories of how Texans on Mission volunteers answered God's call to deliver help, hope and healing to thousands of people all over the globe.  


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Another village, Alepu, now has clean water in Uganda

Akot Hellen Odong is a mother of eight. She and her husband, Odong Bir Jackson, are farmers who grow maize, soya and eggplant, mostly for home consumption. They are among beneficiaries of a well drilled this year by Texans and Ugandans on Mission in the village of Alepu. The well is now providing water for 420 residents.

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Lawn Baptist Church team gives week to rebuilding tornado-damaged home

Brooke Brandon deals with a number of chronic illnesses that limit her mobility and require her to use a walker. A year ago this month she crouched in her hallway as a tornado ripped off the roof of much of her home in Matador, northeast of Lubbock. Last week, a Texans on Mission team from Lawn Baptist Church helped Brandon rebuild.

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State names Texans on Mission VOAD Organization of the Year

The Texas Division of Emergency Management has honored Texans on Mission as the Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) member organization of the year. TXM is the first organization to receive this recognition.

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Baptist Standard: ‘Neighbors helping neighbors’ after Sanderson tornado

After a tornado ripped through Sanderson, Pastor Mike Ellis said residents of the small West Texas town did what they typically do. “It was neighbors helping neighbors,” said Ellis, pastor of First Baptist Church in Sanderson.

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Texans on Mission responds to eight widespread disasters in April, May

It has been a spring to remember – terrible memories for disaster survivors. Texans on Mission wrapped up responses to wildfires in the Panhandle March 28. On April 10, a string of springtime storms began striking across the state.

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TXM chaplains minister at Dallas resource center

Texans on Mission chaplains had the opportunity to connect spiritually with survivors of recent Dallas storms through prayer and support, revealing how important it is to hold space for each other during this tough time.

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FBC Waxahachie supports disaster relief from home

A huge thank you to First Baptist Church Waxahachie (New) Soldiers of God Generating Hope for assembling First Step Kits, hygiene kits for those suffering from disasters.

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Texans build benches, lead VBS in Ecuador

Texans on Mission is serving in mountain jungle communities of Ecuador this week with Texas Baptists Go Now Missions.

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Tornado cut short Wednesday service, tore off church wall

The sky grew dark with threatening clouds shortly before 6 p.m. May 22, but the eight people gathered for the midweek service at Dyess Grove Baptist Church southeast of Temple decided to go ahead as planned.“All of a sudden those warnings on our phones went off” at about 6:20, said Pastor Steve Goode. “We said let’s cut this short.” They fled the church building. Moments later, a tornado ripped off the wall that formed one side of the church worship space.

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Rolling Timbers team rolls through Temple with chainsaws

The Rolling Timbers (Weatherford) chainsaw team are among several Texans on Mission groups responding to tornado and wind damage in Temple. Some were highly trained and experienced, while others were on their first deployment and still learning advanced techniques.

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Baptist Standard: Dallas deacons convert containers into housing in Ukraine

Baptist Standard reports: Four deacons from Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Dallas recently spent two weeks in Ukraine, helping a Christian ministry there convert shipping containers into housing for displaced people.

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Texans on Mission volunteers come to aid of former volunteer

D.L and Virginia Baxley were among those who had to deal with the aftermath of damaged trees after a tornado-spawning storm in Temple. D.L. is a former Texans on Mission (then Texas Baptist Men) volunteer, and a new generation of volunteers came to his rescue.

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