I’ve been told I just need the courage to act on my principles. My response is that sometimes prudence should be the driving force for doing the ethical thing. How can we balance these virtues?
By Stacy Conner, First Baptist Church, Muleshoe, TX
“Whenever we see euphemisms in use, we can know that something morally dubious is going on…."
By Staff, Baptist Standard
A new initiative, Texas Hope 2010, will help Texas Baptists share the hope of Christ with every person in Texas within their own language and context by Resurrection Sunday 2010.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
Truth be told, I probably enjoyed hearing about Molly’s journeys about as much as she enjoyed actually taking them.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Doug Mendenhall warns you might just get what you pray for.
By Doug Mendenhall
We just don’t hear about the Ten Commandments anymore. They carry the essence of the law of our land and guidelines for all of life. I’m embarrassed that our preachers apparently aren’t preaching the Ten Commandments. Lots of morality issues would be settled if they did, don’t you think?
By Robert Prince, First Baptist Church, Waynesville, N.C.
“Science and faith, reason and faith should never be seen as opposites but as bed-fellows.” —Tony Blair, former British prime minister and a recent convert to Catholicism (RNS)
Randel Everett sgare some stories from his tour of Texas Baptist ministries.
By Randel Everett, Executive Director, BGCT Executive Board
Every once in awhile, I stare face-to-face into the reality I have become someone very different than the little boy I used to be.
John Christy, a distinguished professor of atmospheric science and director of the Earth Systems Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, wonders if the Christian Green Movememnt is heading in the wrong direction.
By John Christy, University of Alabama
Is it a bathroom or spiritual metaphor? Call it The Law of Unintended Home Improvements. Or maybe call it The Difference Between Husbands and Wives. I’m not sure what you call it, but we’ve got Exhibit A at our casa in Coppell.