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Student Missions Blog

Oregon: God put this place on my heart

Student Missions Blog: It’s been almost two whole months here in Portland, Ore. Time seams to be flying by. But you can be certain God continues to do what he promises.

Student Missions Blog

Mission Arlington: Ninja Turtles, robots and dignity

Student Missons Blog: I looked up in the busy, chaotic room of waiting people. Some had been there nearly an hour, many with hyper children, waiting for someone like me to grab their clipboard and call their name.

Letters: ‘I’m with Franklin’

Letters: ‘I’m with Franklin’

"Thousands are being murdered by Islamic terrorists. I’m with Franklin."

Student Missions Blog

Oregon: Happiness not tied to a place

Student Missions Blog: I’m going to be honest. I think the biggest lesson God has taught me this summer in Portland so far is not what I was expecting to learn at all.

Student Missions Blog

Rhode Island: A girl who never heard of God or the Bible

Student Missions Blog: Growing up in the South, it seemed as if everyone had heard of God and Christianity. That was just the way life was. That all changed on July 13.

2nd Opinion: Don’t forget to count the nondenoms

2nd Opinion: Don’t forget to count the nondenoms

In all the hand-wringing about the statistical decline of Baptist congregations in America, one shift seldom gets mentioned: the rise of the nondenominational church.

Guest editorial: Two everyday enemies

Guest editorial: Two everyday enemies

There’s a story about a good man, a person like you and me. You know, one of the goodguys.

Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Ken Starr clarifies Baylor policy

Recently, the Baylor University board of regents changed the language of the university’s student conduct policy. Baylor President Ken Starr sent us the following memo to help us understand the actions of Baylor and to clarify the misunderstandings that have accompanied this action.

Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Tell your mountains about your God

As a pastor serving on the small-church mission field, you encounter many obstacles in your life. At times, those obstacles seem like mountains.

Student Missions Blog

Southeast Asia: Lessons from Ramadan

Student Missions Blog: I am living in one of the largest Muslim-populated countries in the world. I got to experience life here before, during and after two of the biggest Islamic holidays—Ramadan (fasting month) and Eid al-Fitr (festival of breaking the fast).

Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Vacation Bible School: Letting children know Jesus loves them

One summer, my grandparents chose Vacation Bible School week for my annual visit. With an August birthday, I was too young, but First Baptist Church in Marfa’s pastor, Cliff Johnston, welcomed me anyway. Besides, my grandmother Barton provided all the refreshments.

Editorial: Muslims, a cemetery & Baptist principles

Editorial: Muslims, a cemetery & Baptist principles

Updated: Muslims want to develop a cemetery in Farmersville. That may be causing old-time Baptists to roll in their graves.

Peru: Teaching English and learning lessons

Peru: Teaching English and learning lessons

Student Missions Blog: We have been teaching English three days a week. It is funny, because English is not my first language.

 
 
 
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