The Texas Senate attached an educational savings account provision to a public school finance bill, but the voucher-style program faces stiff opposition in the House.
An Old Testament professor laments many contemporary Christians have lost biblical fluency and no longer can speak the language of more than half their sacred Scripture.
Ian Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist believes China is experiencing "one of the greatest religious revivals of our time."
What do we do with difficult passages of Scripture, such as verses that seem to condone slavery?
Why do some mature adults walk away from church and, worse, away from faith? And what can be done about it?
If we use the toys of death to stave off dying, we are beaten before we start. We need people who have nothing more than the universe-creating power of the Holy Spirit filling them to speak God’s life-giving word with boldness.
For more than 40 years, the World Hunger Relief farm on the outskirts of Waco has served as a training ground for agricultural missionaries and others involved in holistic ministries worldwide. The ministry also seeks to make a difference locally through school garden initiatives.
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Ward Hayes, senior pastor of Valley Grove Baptist Church in Stephenville.
After working more than 4,000 volunteer hours, Texas Baptist Men completed immediate disaster relief ministry in tornado-stricken parts of East Texas and prepared to work alongside residents there in long-term recovery.
One of the most important things we can do is get with people who look expectantly for God’s future and talk about what we’re seeing.
What, exactly, comprises a “God thing”?
Baylor University’s board of regents announced the school has completed foundational implementation of the 105 recommendations made by the law firm that investigated its response to sexual assault reports.
Let us therefore further our witness in these times of unamicable disagreements among us. Our churches will grow when the world sees maturing Christians disagreeing but remaining fast and loving friends.
When students at Baylor University’s nursing school learned senior design engineering students at Baylor developed a therapeutic swing for a child with special needs, they recognized young guests at the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas could benefit.
Churches can bless and protect at-risk children and teens by knowing the warning signs of suicide and acting swiftly and compassionately to help them.
When it comes to relating to undocumented residents, if Texans refuse to follow the Golden Rule, maybe the courts at least will force us to follow the U.S. Constitution.
“The Handmaid’s Tale,” a new series on Hulu, provides fresh commentary on the patriarchy of Genesis, set in the near future. (RNS)
The Texas House approved a bill that protects the right of religious child welfare agencies that serve as providers in the state’s child welfare system to exercise their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”
Leaders of congregations—both laity and clergy alike—can endorse a letter providing broad support for the longstanding law that keeps politics out of America’s pulpits.
What are we to make of those who claim (to follow) Jesus but whose deeds leave the blind, the lame, the sick, the deaf and the poor all worse off than they were before?
This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Bill Skaar, pastor of First Baptist Church in Grand Prairie almost 18 years.
Experiences from around the world and across the decades provide lessons learned from the powerless-yet-hopeful, missions professor Rob Sellers asserts.