As Donald Trump enters the White House, evangelicals and other conservative Christians who helped put him there face a crucial challenge: Can they influence his administration to uphold Christian virtues they had to overlook when they cast their ballots?
God gives each of us a calling, a unique way to be a part of God’s purposes. God can lead us to discover that calling, and God can guide us in finding ways to express that calling—both through work and all that makes up who we are.
Here’s a shock: If you’re proud of how hard you try to follow Jesus, you may be a Pharisee.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Jeff Williams, pastor of First Baptist Church in Denton.
Student Missions Blog: We saw home after home with “for sale” signs in front. FEMA trailers were here and there to provide a home for those lucky enough to receive one. It was sad to see debris still everywhere and for some houses to be in the condition there were in.
More and more churches are forcing ministers to bear the cost of their health insurance, a trend that is unconscionable, consultant Mike Queen insists.
A reform group called on Baylor University to enact major governance changes, including a plan to allow Baylor constituencies to elect a majority of the board of regents and a policy requiring regents to conduct much of their business in open sessions.
When President-elect Donald Trump takes his oath of office on Inauguration Day, his hand will rest on his family Bible and the Abraham Lincoln Bible.
In the month leading up to my departure for two weeks in East Asia with Go Now Missions, I prayed most urgently for patience. Christ began answering my prayers, starting at the airport.
Donnie Brown is named director of the Wayland Mission Center. Truett Seminary offers MinistrySafe training event. DBU named a top school for preparation of elementary school teachers.
Long before state officials called on church leaders to help meet the needs of foster children, a Baptist pastor in Mineral Wells and his family responded to God’s call to meet that challenge.
State Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) says the prevalence of no-fault divorces has contributed to the breakdown of the family in society, and he wants to make it harder for couples to divorce. (BNG)
God sent me to South Asia for a reason—so I could share the hope of Jesus Christ with others. Who would have thought a shy college student would be going around looking for people of peace who could open doors for ministry?
A young refugee from Southeast Asia who benefitted from a ministry supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering serves on the Dallas Youth Commission, where she seeks to make a positive impact on her peers.
Tiffany Pangarakis faced her share of challenges. But the solid foundation Buckner Family Pathways in Lufkin offered provided the footing she needed to take steps to fulfill her potential.
During Texas’ 85th Legislative Session, keep up with the issues and make sure your legislators know how you feel.
In addition to idolizing money, celebrity and power, evangelical Christians have practiced a “new idolatry” of disregarding the personal character of conservative political leaders.
Please don’t forget the importance of local churches. They are outposts of the kingdom of God in Texas. Abandoned outposts will come under attack and eventually turn into museums.
A healthy, growing church doesn’t come out of subscribing to a particular brand of Christian theology, but from having a theology that is Christian in the first place.
Christians must ask ourselves what it means to be a Christian in the world, when we are, in fact, sitting in the seat of mockers most of our lives.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features John Whitten, pastor of the gathering at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene.
Calvary Baptist Church, a 155-year-old congregation in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., named a same-sex married couple as co-pastors.