Are you really my daddy?

Are you really my daddy?

By Lisa Burkhardt Worley

Father wounds run deep and because of that we often transfer the attributes of our earthly fathers to God. If our biological dad was harsh, then God must be harsh as well.

in Faith, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

Ministry is partnering with entire school districts

Ministry is partnering with entire school districts

By Jessa McClure

San Antonio Youth For Christ: Partnering with entire school districts. SAYFC impacts kids and changes lives in middle schools and high schools through mentoring.

Business and Nonprofit of the Month

Sharing our vision to positively impact our community

December 16, 2016

At DOCUmation, we know that technology can really help or hinder a business. As ...

A safe haven for those who choose life for their unborn

December 16, 2016

The Sanctuary of Hope (SOH) is the result of a life-long dream of Pastor John Ha...

Community-minded Sponsors

Mr. W Fireworks partners with churches and nonprofits

November 24, 2018

Mr. W Fireworks was started in 1966 by W.A. Wildman but we recognize God as the ...

Los Verdes knows it all started in a garden

July 31, 2018

Owner Edna Posey started Los Verdes Interior Gardens, a local family owned busin...

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Help Us Keep the Light On

Help Us Keep the Light On

in Faith, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From, Community-minded Partners

The Beacon is San Antonio's ONLY local Christian publication and platform. We report on God's activity to point you to where He is working so you can join Him in His work.

November 27, 2019 By Beacon Publishers

Kris Hochart of Red Wagon Properties surprises his team with a unique gift bringing holiday joy

Kris Hochart of Red Wagon Properties surprises his team with a unique gift bringing holiday joy

in Professionals, Social Issues, Real Estate, Where Hope Comes From

​​​​​​​Leaders want their teams to be happy. Allowing employees to work remotely, incentivizing longevity with more paid vacation time, offering great insurance coverage — undoubtedly, these perks rank high on every staffer’s list.

November 24, 2019 By Jennie Rosio

Redemption. Strong Foundation keeps homeless families together, offers more than shelter.

Redemption. Strong Foundation keeps homeless families together, offers more than shelter.

in Family, Social Issues, Health & Wellness, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

The family was desperate. Having been cast from their home, unexpected circumstances had taken them over a bridge which collapsed behind them. Their children sensed the chaos swirling around them, even while family and friends tried to help.

December 2, 2019 By Amy Morgan

From Being in prison to ministering in prisons. A miraculous story of redemption

From Being in prison to ministering in prisons. A miraculous story of redemption

in Faith, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

Tell Your Story: From pimping, drugs and prison — a light breaks through and God takes a man from being in prison to ministering inside prisons.

January 6, 2020 By Richard Zowie

January's 'opening day' of divorce season

January's 'opening day' of divorce season

in Family, Social Issues, Marriage, Where Hope Comes From, Hurts, Habits, Hangups

We picture the holidays as a happy time, with families gathered cheerfully around the tree. Reality doesn’t often match the Hollywood image. For many, the holiday season adds increased pressure to an already struggling marriage. Issues like overspe

January 2, 2020 By Amy Morgan

Adopt parents or grandparents this Thanksgiving and Christmas

Adopt parents or grandparents this Thanksgiving and Christmas

in Seniors, Social Issues, Where Hope Comes From

Rose and Robert Reyes, directors of King’s Compassion, say they will be bringing Thanksgiving and Christmas to nearly 50 special individuals this year. They are the most forgotten of the forgotten: elderly men and women in our city who live below the

September 2, 2019 By Jennie Rosio

Happening in the Church

Happening in the church. Trinity Baptist Church.

March 28, 2019

Happening in the church. Trinity Baptist Church. Each church's DNA is unique. Go...

Happening in the church. Village Parkway Baptist Church.

March 28, 2019

Happening in the church. Village Parkway Baptist Church. Each church's DNA is un...

Upcoming Events

Children's Hunger Fund — Volunteer Wednesdays

Children's Hunger Fund — Volunteer Wednesdays

in Youth, Community Event, Family Event, Couples

Help children and families in need! — Volunteer activities include Pack Food Paks, Bag bulk beans, Prep containers for international shipment and Sort donated goods. All ages welcome! Individuals, families and groups. See Description for details.

Every Wednesday

Thu 30 Jan
South Texas Human Trafficking Q&A Panel – Texas A&M University San Antonio

South Texas Human Trafficking Q&A Panel – Texas A&M University San Antonio

in Men's, Community Event, Couples, Women's

This Q&A Panel with government and non-profit representatives is designed to raise awareness and help educate the public on the very serious issue of human trafficking plaguing our communities in Southwest Texas. Come and join us with your questions!

at Texas A&M San Antonio Campus Auditorium

Thu 30 Jan
NBCOC Women's Retreat 2020 — New Braunfels Church of Christ

NBCOC Women's Retreat 2020 — New Braunfels Church of Christ

in Community Event, Worship, Prayer, Women's

Come to the Table with the King at the New Braunfels Church of Christ Community Life Center!

at New Braunfels Church of Christ

Fri 31 Jan
Night of Worship 2020 — Bethel Covenant Assembly of God

Night of Worship 2020 — Bethel Covenant Assembly of God

in Music / Concert, Community Event, Worship, Couples

Please let us know that you're coming. Visit www.bethelcovenantag.org/now to register for FREE. We have limited seats available.

at Bethel Covenant Assembly of God

Sat 01 Feb
Faith & Finances Facilitator Training

Faith & Finances Facilitator Training

in Men's, Community Event, Women's

Coaching, curriculum highlights, and facilitating techniques. Explore the Faith & Finances curriculum that is used to encourage people of all ages to live a debt-free life! Light breakfast and fellowship. RSVP today!

at Daily Bread Ministries

Love Gospel Church: Men's Meeting

Love Gospel Church: Men's Meeting

in Men's, Worship, Prayer

The 1st Saturday of the month is coming soon. Calling all men to come join fellowship and networking, giving us a chance to learn more about each other and build lasting friendships. Our meetings provide an opportunity to grow within ourselves.

at Love Gospel Church

Every 1st Saturday of the month

Fri 07 Feb
WOW Retreat: Weekend of Warriors

WOW Retreat: Weekend of Warriors

in Youth

WOW is an action packed weekend with games, sports, skits, and a TON of FUN for all who attend. The only bad thing about WOW is that it is only three short days. We are pleased to bring you yet another fantastic weekend filled with surprises!

at Knott Creek Falls

Fri 07 Feb
My Sister's Keeper Women's Conference — presented by Jesus Lives In My City

My Sister's Keeper Women's Conference — presented by Jesus Lives In My City

in Music / Concert, Community Event, Worship, Prayer, Women's

My Sister's Keeper Running With Fire is a shout of awakening, an authentic reverence of the Lord bringing revival to the hungry! Jesus Lives In My City is on a mission to help prepared the Body of Christ to fulfill the Great Commission.

at Christian World Ministries