Category: Spring 2012

Defying the most segregated hour

When Pastor David Booker and his wife, Kim, moved into the neighborhood of their newly located church at 13th and Mary street, they knew they didn’t fit in....

Setting a Family Free

“Whap!” A gun smashes into the back of his head. He crumples to the ground....

Fresh from the farm

Less than three miles from Interstate 35, local farmer Carl Spain feels connected to the land....

Risking it all for the Arts

Amanda Hixon isn’t interested in “normal.” She zigzagged between various careers before finally deciding to become a true “bohemian:”...

The Road to Hope

Brandy Honeysuckle flat-lined and died twice....

His Dream

From living amid his mother’s in-house prostitution ring to witnessing his father murdered in front of him,...

Reclaiming a City

The array of empty seats around the top of the Ferrell Center for Baylor basketball’s senior night reflects a past the program now strives to overcome....

Hope in the Darkness

Hope Mustakim, a senior at the Baylor School of Social Work, reaches out to touch her husband Nazry’s face, soaking in the simple joy of his presence....

A Different Kind of Holy Ground

In a city sprawling with churches, there sits a humble building on Benton street, surrounded by a tall, white fence....

Downtown’s moving up

Five years ago, Austin Avenue was a nearly deserted street with only four businesses occupying five blocks....