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2021 Deacons

Each year Buck Run elects a group of men to serve a 3-year term as deacon. These men meet the qualifications set out by the Apostle Paul in 1 Timothy 3:8-13. Below is a list of this year’s deacon fellowship. As these men meet tonight for the first time this year, will you commit to […]

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Remembering Z.T. Lester

We received word today that our beloved friend, Z.T. Lester, has gone home to be with his Savior. Our hearts go out to Vivian Lester, Terry, Jerry, Tim, and Todd, as well as all of his family. No one can calculate the impact that Z.T. Lester has had on the Buck Run Baptist Church, or […]

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Who is My Neighbor?

I have found that in the last 3 weeks, the people to whom I have the most contact with are people that I have never even spoken to before now. I have found those in my neighborhood to be more chatty than normal. I have also found myself being a little more annoyed with my […]

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A Testimony to Buck Run’s Faithfulness

In September of 2017, Buck Run mobilized to serve the city of Houston in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our efforts focused on ministering at Farrington Mission, an inner-city ministry of Northeast Houston Baptist Church. Farrington Mission ministers to the members of Houston’s 5th Ward community. The mission consists of a food […]

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Missions Monday: A New Convert in Colombia

IMB missionaries and Buck Run members, Kenny and Cheryl Morris live in Panama where their ministry is to mobilize three of the indigenous tribes of Panama: the Kuna, the Wounaan, and the Emberá, to take the Gospel to Colombia. All three of these tribes live on both sides of the Panamanian and Colombian borders. While […]

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Pastor Letter: March 27, 2019

When Dr. York became our Senior Pastor in 2003, he shared with the congregation his vision for the church to be a teaching church. There are many ways in which we truly are a teaching church. A key aspect of this is our Pastoral Internship program. While seminaries (like the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in […]

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Missions Monday: Buck Run Continues Relationship with RAM in England

At the beginning of March, pastors Chris Parrish and Scott Riessen went to Birmingham, England to meet with Romanian-American Mission (RAM) pastors Daniel Bara and Daniel Puicar. Buck Run has partnered with RAM since its founding in the 1990’s. Our church’s latest investment in RAM has been through the Romanian congregation in Birmingham, England. When […]

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Pastor Letter: March 20, 2019

Dear Buck Run Family: “I will never become a Christian, but I love to hear you preach about Jesus.” Those words have been spoken to me several times by a dear Muslim friend who regularly attends Buck Run. I learn a lot from listening to him talk about his experience at our church. He feels […]

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Missions Monday: “The Lord Has Me Here”

When Justin Ray came to Buck Run in the fall of 2017 as a Pastoral Intern, he knew he was interested in church planting, but he needed help discerning whether or not God was calling him to plant a church. After a period of prayer and godly counsel, he decided he needed to experience church […]

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Missions Monday: New Partners in South Asia Announced

In our worship service yesterday, it was announced that Buck Run is sending a new missionary couple to South Asia. Jake and Holly have sensed God’s call to move their family to South Asia later this year to give their lives to the advancement of the Kingdom in a very hard to reach place. Jake […]

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