IN FOCUS: Bees & Baptists: ‘Can’t do it alone’

An example from the insect world explains why Texas Baptists should plan to go to the annual meeting in Amarillo Oct. 23-26.

Quotes in the News

“I commend you for forcefully rejecting, in your recent book, a false charge that has been a foundation for the hatred of the Jewish people for many centuries.” --Benjamin Netanyahu

Reading the Culture: Generational insight from an unexpected source

Every pastor I know is dealing with the challenges of ministering to generations as divergent as the World War II “Builders,” the post-War “Boomers,” the technology-driven “Gen X” and their children, “Gen Y.” An article in the current edition of Foreign Affairs may provide insight from an unexpected source.

RIGHT or WRONG? Keeping the Sabbath

So many people talk about observing the Sabbath on Sundays. But isn’t the Sabbath a deeper principle than just a day of the week? How should Christians incorporate the Sabbath principle into their lives?

DOWN HOME: Topanga, a squeaky ball & cosmic fetch

I’ve thought quite a bit about how Topanga plays fetch, and I’ve decided it’s all about control.

2nd Opinion: ‘What are you doing here, Elijah?’

When the critic criticizes, when we feel all alone, we ought to turn to God, because no one else has the authority and the ability to help us.

IN FOCUS: Blessing grief by gifting someone else

Each one of us is called to minister in the name of our Lord as we carry one another’s burdens.

Quotes in the News

"Christians have to be cautious about uncritically adopting secular environmentalist perspectives. As salt and light in the debate, we can bring a voice of hope to a conversation that’s been dominated by doom-and-gloom.” --Rusty Pritchard

RIGHT or WRONG? Wasteful attack ads

If you could take all that money and channel it to gospel causes, how would you spend it?

DOWN HOME: Crashing ceiling, many blessings

Joanna heard a “boom!” and knew it was an omen of misfortune.

2nd Opinion: Of chiropractors & Christians

We Christians should not be surprised that a “witness” that sounds like an infomercial for a faddish trend fails to attract disciples.

IN FOCUS: Heritage links BGCT to institutions

One of the things that makes the BGCT unique is the number of institutions we have and the support we give to them.  All of our universities are examples of our continued commitment to Christian higher education.

Quotes in the News

There can be no progress if we have an unrealistic view of the world and its defects.”  --Richard Bridges

Reading the Culture: The greatest revolution since Leonardo da Vinci

The more we learn about creation--including the human genome-- the more we learn about our Creator.

RIGHT or WRONG? Family moral history

Although our grandbaby won’t be able to read for several years, we would like to compile a moral history of our family.
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