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“There’s a lot of actors in need of prayers. And I’m one of them.”--Anthony Michael Hall

RIGHT or WRONG? Going green

When I tried to start a recycling program at our church, I heard comments like, “Are you some kind of tree hugger?” or “This ‘green’ approach sounds like hippie stuff from the ’60s.” So, how can I get our church to do the right thing, even when some members oppose it?

DOWN HOME: Time traveling across generations

The aged photograph must be magnetized. It keeps pulling me back to gaze into an instant—a fraction of a second—sliced and preserved from a morning 82 autumns ago.

Cartoon

Cartoon: I just had my pacemaker adjusted...

DOWN HOME: Unintention & oscillation

Sometimes, the Law of Unintended Consequences smacks you upside the head.

IN FOCUS: Why do we need a state convention?

In a few days, messengers will gather in Houston from across Texas for our annual meeting. As we approach this time together, we should ask ourselves, “What is the primary purpose of Texas Baptists?” My answer is to reach Texas for Christ.

Quotes in the News

"All of God’s children need to be covered."--Jim Wallis

RIGHT or WRONG? Baptist heritage

Younger generations in our church don’t seem to connect with stories of Baptist heroes who dealt with the moral crises of their day. So, how can we communicate the values upon which our forebears stood?

Quotes in the News

“If you saw a woman struck by a car, would you call an ambulance right away? Or would you first ask for her papers to make sure she was not an illegal immigrant?”--E.J. Dionne

Cartoon: Googling sins

Cartoon: “My Internet search came up empty. I’m seeking forgiveness.”

2nd Opinion: Globalism & the future of Baptists

Baptist globalism is nothing new. It began when William Carey and his family landed in India in 1793.

IN FOCUS: Acts 1:8 world is messy and dynamic

The world of 2009 is quite different from 1985. Shouldn’t we be thinking of new and innovative ways to fulfill the Great Commission?

RIGHT or WRONG? Workplace guidelines

Are workplace guidelines legal, ethical or both-and?

DOWN HOME: Watching our kids change our world

We crouched behind bushes in front of Pat Neff Hall.  We were waiting for our children to stroll up the sidewalk. Waiting for a moment that would change all our lives.

Cartoon: spooky

 
 
 
 
 
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