Texas Baptist Men heard reports on far-flung water-purification and well-drilling projects and widespread involvement in disaster relief during their board of directors meeting and at the TBM annual convention in Dallas.
Any politician who wants to make America great again must come to grips with the fact that African-Americans were slaves and the victims of Jim Crow laws. Women were second-class citizens in a patriarchal society that did not give them voting rights.
Texas needs comprehensive payday lending reform that creates market incentives for lenders to “do the right thing,” a recent Baylor University graduate concluded in her senior thesis.
Alma Hazel Rohm, who served more than five decades as a Baptist missionary in Africa, died Oct. 17 in Nigeria. She was 90 years old.
A chicken-farming project in Thailand supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering enabled a 49-year-old day laborer to provide additional food and income for his family.
It’s time for Christian men to ask: What have I done to foster a culture where sexual abuse and gender bias are called out for the evil they are? When have I spoken up to say this prevailing attitude is not right? (BNG)
I am in the Christian faith because I love God, and I want to love my neighbor and because I am convinced God loves us all. Politics do not make us Christian. Christ is what unites us. Not Donald Trump. Not political campaigns. Not being on this side or that side of an issue.
Our presence is our greatest ministry to those walking through grief. Silence is not something we have to fill. Silence is an opportunity for us to sit and cry with those who are hurting. Powerful ministry happens in silence.
This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Ellis Orozco, pastor of First Baptist Church in Richardson.
How should Christians respond to the plight of 65 million refugees, the worst humanitarian crisis in history?
Baylor University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
It is a gift of the church that none of us is without mothers and fathers. … When our biological parents fail us, we look to men and women in our churches and faith traditions.
Responding to Marv Knox’s editorial about his second-most-important lesson, readers wrote in to share lessons they have learned.
Texas has a moral obligation to educate all its children and a constitutional duty to direct tax funds to public education, not divert public money to private alternatives, a Baptist minister told the House Committee on Public Education.
Texas Baptist Men continues to provide personnel and equipment to support a multi-state disaster relief response in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
This week’s letters respond to last week’s editorial, “How do evangelicals enable locker room talk about women?”
This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Zac Harrel, pastor of First Baptist Church in Gustine.
As we look past this presidential election, let’s figure out how we find common ground to establish a foundation for empathy and cooperation.
We sit weeks away from a long electoral season finally ending, and by God’s grace, the church has been shown to be weaker than it thought and more divided than it imagined.