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Down Home: Christmas in stages this year

Christmas is arriving in stages this year, sort of, thanks some to complicated family logistics.

Down Home

Down Home: Don’t criticize a woman until you’ve shaved a mile with her razor

An ankle injury forces Marv to apologize to women everywhere for his insensitivity. Shaving your legs actually is hard.

In Touch

In Touch: Holidays are upon us

The holiday season is now upon us, and Kathleen and I hope and pray you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving and are preparing for a Merry Christmas and a great New Year!

Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong? Gay marriage rulings

Is it simplistic to say the recent Supreme Court decision recognizing gay marriage allows economics to overshadow family values?

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Down Home: An unwelcome guest & a husband’s duty

I could tell by the look on her face Joanna was serious. “You. Need. To. Come. Inside. The. House,” she said. “Right. Now.”

In Touch

In Touch: Military chaplaincy scholarship

Hello, Texas Baptists! I had the privilege of attending an endowed scholarship luncheon at Truett Seminary .

My friend, former Air Force Chaplain Newt Cole, has established a scholarship at Truett to support students preparing for a career as a military chaplain.

Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong? Requiring theological education

Baptists in other parts of the world require pastors to receive theological education before they can serve churches. This seems to trump the Baptist distinctive of local-church autonomy. What do you think?

2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: Trying to teach globally

Suppose you were dealing with a group of well-read students who already know a lot about history, and particularly Christian history. What parts of this incredible story would you choose to focus on?

Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong? Individualism vs. kiononia

Does American individualism undercut the growth of Christianity and hasten the decline of the church?

Down Home

Down Home: Down on the rug, catching plastic fish

When I last visited with my grandson, we ended up on the rug, catching plastic fish.

In Touch

In Touch: Two months 'til Christmas

As you read this, please know we are now less than two months away from Christmas. Just a reminder!

2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: Sports stars shouldn’t replace true heroes

We have set ourselves up for failure. We have equated athletic ability with morality, and that is our mistake. 

In Touch

In Touch: The Kyle Lake Foundation

The BGCT team played in the Kyle Lake Foundation fundraiser golf tournament and actually did very well.

Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong? Bioethics and 'playing God'

3-D laser printers produce human tissue. Surgeons implant ears, noses and other tissues. Can you help me form an opinion about this technology?

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Down Home: Life is like a smudgy windshield

Lately, I’ve been in a bit of a slump. I can’t get the windows in our cars clean. Especially inside the windshields.

 
 
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