Baptists, of all people, should care deeply about providing quality education for all Texas children. Supporting “school-choice” vouchers undermines both that venture and Baptist principles.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Craig Curry, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Plano.
God deemed you worthy of Jesus—and that is the greatest praise you ever could receive.
We can’t choose life for just us. We have to choose life for our neighbors as well. Any other way leads to death for us all.
Baylor University will comply with privacy laws that protect student records revealing immigration status, but it will not declare itself a "sanctuary campus," Interim President David Garland said.
Mixing God and money leaves many with heavy hearts. Don’t let money stop your heart. Instead, find freedom and fullness of life by giving your heart completely to God.
The Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board declared three congregations “outside of harmonious cooperation” with the state convention because of their views on same-sex relationships.
Too often, we think of ourselves first as Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Christians as well. This is shamefully backwards. We are followers of Christ, children of the one God, who may happen to vote one way more often than the other. The kingdom of God is diverse.
When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows.
Each Christian is responsible to God for fulfilling calling. … Being a pastor is more than what I do. It is who I am called to be.
Athletic glory fades, but God’s glory endures, 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player Ben Zobrist told a crowd at Dallas Baptist University.
The Baptist General Convention of Texas received a $1 million implementation grant from the Lilly Endowment to participate in its national initiative to address economic challenges facing pastoral leaders.
Baylor University regents approved governance changes that create a task force for regent selection and grant voting rights to regents who represent certain constituencies. Changes did not include opening board meetings to the public.
A biblical view of money management begins with the understanding that everything belongs to God, Bruce Ammons, author of Conquering Debt God’s Way, told students at Wayland Baptist University.
Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano has decided to escrow Cooperative Program funds to evaluate future support of Southern Baptist Convention causes because of positions taken by the leader of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
Messengers to the 2016 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting created two standards for determining if a church is in “harmonious cooperation” with the BGCT. Will the convention’s Executive Board apply both standards?
The former U.S. religious freedom ambassador told a congressional subcommittee leaked language of a proposed presidential executive order on religious liberty could cause “constitutional problems.”
How should people of faith live, and move, and have their being in a chaotically developing new world?
More than 500 religious leaders nationwide—including a Texas Baptist seminary professor—have endorsed a petition seeking a new trial for Texas death row inmate Christopher Young because a prospective juror was excluded on the basis of her church membership.
Politics must not run our lives. It must not dictate the way we think about and treat others, and it must not leave us in despair. It must not become an idol.
Governance changes Baylor University’s board of regents will consider fall short of the drastic action needed to ensure accountability, enhance transparency and restore trust after a sexual abuse scandal, representatives of Bears for Leadership Reform told a town hall meeting.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features David Ritsema, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waxahachie.