Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex In the News


December 04, 2014. “God connects donated ambulance to ministry that needed it.” Baptist Standard. By Ken Camp. Link here to read the article.

December 02, 2014. “Dawson Middle Schoolers have Day of Volunteering.” By Dustin L. Dangli. Click here to read the article.

March 12, 2014. “Church uses Disciple Now to Change Worldview of Youth.” The Baptist Standard. By George Henson. Link here to read the article.

February 25, 2014. “Art of Giving Awards 2014.” “Fort Worth: the City’s Magazine.”  By Jennifer Casseday. Link here to read the article.


December 13, 2013. “GM gives to Mission Arlington: Photo Galleries.” Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.

June 28, 2013. “Middle School Students Spend Summer Days Serving the Community.” Liberty Life Webnews. Posted by Nicholsv. Link here for the article.

June 26, 2013. “Thriving Among the Dying Churches.” Holy Soup. By Tom Schultz.

May 15, 2013. Associated Baptist Press. “Missional before missional was cool.”  By Jeff Brumley. Link here to read the article.

May 13, 2013. HTG Peer Groups: theVOICEofHTG. “‘Mission Accomplished!’ at Mission Arl….” By Christi Sacco.

May 2013. Dallas Family Magazine. “Tillie Burgin: On Mission in her Hometown. By Amanda DeWitt. Link here!

April 23, 2013. Faith & Leadership: Where Christian Leaders Reflect, Connect and Learn. “Mission Arlington is taking church to the people.” By Jeffrey Weiss.

April 12, 2013. Liberty Life. “Students Provide Assistance and Love on Missions Day.” By Nicholsv. Link here!

April 2, 2013. Downtown Arlington Management Corporation Website. “Mission Considers Volunteering a Blessing.” By Lindsey Juarez. Link here.


December 24, 2012. Dallas Morning News. “GM Arlington workers donate $115,000 in toys to charities.” By Terry Box. Read the article here.

December 20, 2012. La Estrella. ”El espiritu navideño recorre el Metroplex,” By Jay Torres. Read the article here.

December 17, 2012. BLOG: “Giving Back to Mission Arlington with Chevrolet.”  Read the article here.

November 26, 2012. “Six Flags Over Texas makes special delivery to Mission Arlington.” Arlington Citizen Journal, by Patrick M. Walker.

November 15, 2012. “DBU business office volunteers help Mission Arlington prepare for winter. The Baptist Standard. By Kaie Lowrie.

September 14, 2012. “Softball team helps out in the community.” The Shorthorn. By Randy McVay.

September 13, 2012. “The Youth of Good Shepherd Catholic Community are playing a larger role than ever in serving their church and their community. DFW Catholic.org.

September 10, 2012. “GM Workers Rolling Up Their Sleeves in the Community.” CBS/DFW.

September 7th, 2012. “Consilium Cares Continues; Consilium Staffing on a Mission to Serve their Local Community. 

August 26, 2012. “UTA Volunteers lend a hand at super Service Saturday. The Shorthorn. By Travis Detherage.

August 21, 2012. “God Provides.” Dallas Baptist Standard. By Hailey McNutt.

August 21, 2012. “Arlington Ride2Work program gets funding for now.Fort Worth Star Telegram. By Patrick M. Walker.

August 8, 2012. “Letter Inspires Fort Worth Campus Donation of Computers to Mission Arlington.” Today @ Remington College. Published by MaryK and written by Dana Seelye.

August 6, 2012. “Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor Hosts School Supply Drive Benefitting Mission Arlington.” Six Flags Promotional Publicity.

June 28th, 2012. Electricity Simplified: Texas Power’s Newsletter: “Community Spotlight: Mission Arlington.” By Lindsey Perkins Wade.

June 21, 2012. In Touch: “The Metroplex to Shallowater & Bryan.” By David Hardage, BGCT Executive Director.

June 8th, 2012. The Baptist Standard. “No spoiled ‘frat boys’ at DBU; their h….” By Kalie Lowrie, Dallas Baptist University.

June 6th, 2012. “A Faithful Following.”Texas Baptists News.” By Kaitlin Warrington.

May 29, 2012. “Got Veggies? We do!” My Arlington, Texas. Posted by the City of Arlington.

May 17, 2012. “HTG VARs Provide Technology Makeover for Texas Cha….” CRN. By Scott Campbell.

January 22nd, 2012. “Bike Friendly Arlington scours city for canned-good donations.” By Sarah Lutz in The Shorthorn. 

January 20th, 2012. The Baptist Standard. “DBU students serve community on MLK Day.” By staff.

January 5th, 2012. Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. “Cotton Bowl schools team up at Mission Arlington.” By Patrick M. Walker.

January 4th, 2012. “Dallas-Fort Worth charities wrap us busy year.” By Alex Branch.  Read the article here!

January 3rd, 2012. ” A Student’s reflections on delivering Christmas.” By Loren Gonzalez. Read the article here.


December 23rd, 2011. “Niata Owens: Returning the Christmas Favor. Read the link here.

December 23rd, 2011. “High demand has Arlington job transit service running on fumes.” By Robert Cadwallader.

December 19th, 2011. “Primrose students donated gifts for Christmas.”

December 13th, 2011. “Santa comes to GM in Arlington.” Children from Mission Arlington will get to pick out toys or bikes at the GM plant.”

November 23rd, 2011. La Estrella. “Acción de Gracias. Se dedican a servir a quienes están más necesitados.” Por Jay Torres. Link here.

November 21, 2011. Star-Telegram. “DFW agencies to feed Thanksgiving meals this week to those in need.” By Terry Evans. Read the article here!

November 16, 2011. Star-Telegram. “Grassroots network provides free healthcare to uninsured in Tarrant County.” By Alex Branch.  Read the article here!

November 15,2011. Star-Telegram. “At Mission Arlington, a cheerful labor of love.”  By Robert Cadwallader.

October 25th, 2011. Enid News. “Local teens assist in cleanup.” By James Neal, Staff Writer. Read the article here.

October 10th, 2011.  The Shorthorn. “Students show off new fashion at “It’s a Fashion Affair.” By April Moore.

October 7th, 2011. Destiny in Bloom: A Woman’s Online Magazine. “God, Service Stations, and M&Ms.” By Blynda Lane. Read the article here.

September 11th, 2011. The Shorthorn. “UTA Volunteers lend helping hands to Mission arlington.” By Briana Bolton.

September 7th, 2011. The Shorthorn. “Mavericks on a Mission kicks off year for UTA volunteers.” By staff.

August 30, 2011. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Chesapeake Energy donating 45,000 pounds of water to Tarrant County charities.” By Scott Nishimura.

August 8, 2011. Arlington Citizen Journal. “Mission Arlington marks 25 years of helping people and changing lives.” By Patrick M. Walker.

July 28, 2011. “A Reputation Means.” Blog by Art Rogers. Link to the article here!

July 25, 2011. Dallas Morning News. “Dog days at Rangers Ballpark are a relief for the hungry and cash-strapped.” By Julie Chang, staff writer. Read the article here!

July 21, 2011. HopeStar. “More Hope for Joplin’ on the way.” By Stephanie Harris-Smith.

July 15, 2011. The Baptist Standard. “Shedding Tears.” by Summer Missionary Taylor Havard.

April 13, 2011. HTG Peer Groups’ ‘Hands that Give’ Project Support Mission Arlington. Read the article here.


April 5, 2010. Church Planting Movements: Best Practices from across the Globe. “Mission Arlington on the verge of a CPM.” By Neill Mims. Read the article here!

April 2, 2010. Baptist Standard. “Student Volunteers help Mission Arlington minister in apartments.” By George Henson.

March 26, 2010. Grace and Truth to You. “Mission Arlington: Where the Lost are Saved and Nobody Even Thinks About the Preacher’s Gender.” By Wade Burleson. Read the Article here.

Feb. 11, 2010. Baptist Standard. “Mission Arlington Embodies Texas Hope.” By Randall Everett.


July/August. Panache. “Bike Shop: Volunteers repair old bikes to give to kids in need.” P. 72. By Rick Kelsey.

January 4th, 2009.Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. “Students’ Mission: Persevere while learning to spread the Word: Ft. Worth conference draws nearly 1,000 college students for training, ministry.” By Terry Goodrich.


December 19th, 2008. CBS 11 TV. “Local Workers Optimistic About GMs Future.” By Selena Hernandez.

December 18th, 2008. Amusement Park Madness. “Six Flags Over Texas Helps Out With Christmas Charity.” Posted by Orian A. Link here!

December 3, 2008. The Shorthorn. “Program to collect items for charity at residence hall.” By Sarah Lutz.

November/December Edition. AFA Journal. “Living Parables.” By Rebecca Grace.

November 26, 2008. Baptist Standard. “Economy Putting Pressure on Thankgsiving Food Ministries.” By Bob Allen.

November 15, 2008. Kentucky.Com: Lexington Herald Leaders. “Lexington Family Develops Thanksgiving Game: Holiday Game Family Developed on Spur of the Moment is in Stores.” By Robin Roenker.

August 27, 2008. “Poverty Income Snapshots show that economy improved slightly in 2007.” By Diane Smith and Jeff Claassen. Link here!

August 18, 2008. “United Concordia, Davis Vision, Texas Rangers, and Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex join forces to offer free dental, vision services this Sunday.”  Texas Rangers Press Release. Link here!

August 8, 2008. “In the cities and counties: Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas celebrate newly adopted directions home to end homelessness. From the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.

April 8, 2008. “Ministry gets people onto two wheels, then onto their feet.”  Fort Worth Star-Telegram. By OK Carter.

January 2008. A Time To Love: The Magazine of Christian Relationship Insights. Following the Call to Missions Has Extraordinary Results. By Kathleen Goolsby.

January 12th, 2008. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Cultivating That heart of a Servant.” By Diane Gatzke.


December 27th, 2007. El Paso Times. “Students Spend Spring Break Helping Others.”

December 21st, 2007. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Students find joy in other kind of giving.” By Shirley Jenkins.

November 16th, 2007. CBS 11 TV. “Tillie Burgin: Texan with Character.” By Teresa Frosini.

June 9th, 2007. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Not Having to Go Hungry.”  By Traci Shurley.

May 2007. KLTY NOW. “Hometown Hero: Tillie Burgin, aka ‘The Church Lady,’” pp. 40-41. By Starlene Stringer.

May 25th, 2007. Dallas Morning News. “Gas Prices Soar, but we Keep on Guzzling.” By Elizabeth Souder.

May 12, 2007. “Mrs. Bush remarks at the Graduation Celebration at the University of Texas at Arlington.”

April 17th, 2007. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “A New Beat. 4 brothers, 3 with law-enforcement experience, now oversee apartments. By Traci Shurley.

April 1st, 2007. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Schools Drive to Collect Shoes for Mission Arlington Marches On Even After Reaching 200 Percent of Goal. By Paul Bourgeois.

January 19th, 2007. The Shorthorn. “Helping Hands.” By Krista Pugh.


December 29th, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Charity rating services can help narrow donation choices.” By Traci Shurley.

December 3rd, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “20 years of service to the needy. What started as a Bible study group has 260 congregations.” By Tracy Shurley.

November 28, 2006. The Shorthorn. Vol. 88, #52. “Volunteers needed for Holiday Help: Local Organizations give students a change to serve the community.” By Justin Spike.

November 23, 2006. Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. “Thanksgiving: Reasons to Smile.” By Traci Shurley.

October 31st, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Students Who Serve.” By Traci Shurley.

September 20-26. Ft. Worth Weekly. Staff Choice for the best volunteer organization in 2006.

September 22nd, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Letter to the Editor,” by Ray Brown, Mission Arlington Volunteer.

September 13, 2006. UTA Shorthorn. “Group Works With Charity.”  By Diana Claussen.

September 4, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Campus Drag would Benefit City.” By OK Carter.

August 30, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Poverty Rate Near Double.” By Neil Strassman and Maria Perotin.

August 3, 2006. Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. “Charities busy meeting needs of area students: Local nonprofit organizations are helping low-income families get supplies and back-to-school clothes. By Heather Ann White.

August 3, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Reasons to Feel Good about City.” By O.K. Carter.

April 28th, 2006. Baptist Standard. “DBU students minister in apartments.” No author listed.

February 4th, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Charity Head, church worker meet with Bush.” By John Kirsch and Kelly Melhart.

January 18th, 2006. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Charity’s Founder to be Honored.” By Neil Strassman.

January 4th, 2006. Associated Baptist Press. “Arson Suspected in Christmas Fires at Texas Community Ministry.” By Ken Camp.


December 30th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Arson and altruism.” No author listed.

December 28th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Charity Fires Ruled Arson.” By Mark Agee.

December 27th, 2005. Dallas Morning News. “Fire is out, but need to help still burns.” By Jacquielynn Floyd.

December 27th, 2005. Baptist Standard. “Mission Arlington Carries On Despite Damage from Two Fires.” By Ken Camp.

December 27th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Fires at Mission were Arson, Investigator says.” By Mark Agee.

December 27th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Mission Begins Fire Cleanup.” By Shirley Jenkins.

December 26th, 2005. WFAA-TV. “Arlington Charity Recovers from Fire.” By Chris Heinbaugh.

December 26th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Two Fires Hit Charity in Two Days.” By Neil Strassman.

December 24th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Fire Destroys Coats at Mission Arlington.” By Neil Strassman.

December 2005, Texas Monthly. “The Lost City.” By Gary Cartwright.

October 28th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Old Bikes Get New Life as Holiday Gifts for Needy Kids.”

September 18th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Handitran Helps the Evacuees,” By Shirley Jenkins.

September 1st, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Opening Doors for Assistance: hundreds of Katrina’s victims turn to North Texas for help. By Anthony Spangler and Mark Agee.

July 21st, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Teens on a Mission.” No author listed. 

July 8th, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Making a Pitch for Dental Health.” By Jessica Ramirez.

January 17, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Grant Helps Put Homeless in Home.” By Neil Straussman.

January 1, 2005. Ft. Worth Star Telegram. “Donations always welcome because need is year round.” By Amanda Rodgers.

Pre 2005

October 14, 2002. Baptist Standard. “In addition to ministering locally, Arlington church reaches globally.” By George Henson.