Denial of religious freedom has fueled a “crisis of insecurity” and humanitarian tragedy in Nigeria, a scholar with the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative said.
A helpful antidote to pain—for individuals as well as congregations—is turning attention toward others and serving them.
Assuming things are dire when they really are going well sabotages our witness to the world and insults the work of the God who continues to add to our numbers daily.
If we will give up our thoughts and our ways that take us away from creation as God intended it, and if we will accept God’s thoughts and ways, God will make us new again.
Dozens of Texans testified before the Senate Education Committee on a bill proponents hailed as school choice but which critics called a voucher scheme that would violate religious liberty and undermine public education.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Patrick Adair, pastor of Central Baptist Church in Marshall.
Your church can take practical, effective steps to help ease the burden of people caring for victims of Alzheimer’s disease.
Conflict in the church is inevitable, but it does not have to be personal or ugly. It does not have to create winners and losers. It does not have to be mean. But left untended, conflict can become all of those.
By its very nature, insurance depends on those without immediate need helping those who receive service now.
Russell Moore can keep his job. But only after he apologized for criticizing Southern Baptists who supported Donald Trump for president.
Letters this week focused on the recent editorial about the injustice of gerrymandered legislative districts and the challenges to Southern Baptist ethics leader Russell Moore.
In seven days, volunteers from around Texas changed the lives of seven families in one Rio Grande Valley community.
East Texas Baptist University students spent spring break demonstrating the love of Christ by serving people in the jungles of Belize, in a storm-damaged area of South Louisiana and on the beaches of South Padre Island.
Religious leaders, including some who spoke at President Trump’s inauguration, are calling on Congress to protect foreign aid that helps the needy across the globe.
Michael Rios understands good intentions do not necessarily keep anybody out of prison. Life change demands a strong spiritual foundation, he knows now.
Baptists—who claim the gospel is good news for all people—must champion fair, representative legislative districts, as well as equal opportunity for all citizens to cast their ballots.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Bobby Dagnel, pastor of First Baptist Church in Lubbock.
The words pastors overhear—and overlook—often explain the context of ministry.
Every woman and girl should know the men in our congregations are “the men on bicycles”—protective, pure, faithful and courageous.
What causes a congregation to seem negative during decline and exciting during revitalization? Ross Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Brenham, offers some answers.
Faith does not always lead us to victorious living or our best life now. Our better life is not promised here. What is promised here is joy, hope and love in the midst of our wandering.
May the church cease to be known as anything other than the people of God’s presence.