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


2nd Opinion: Missio-zippie Christians step up

Bill O’Brien says the age of mission is not over. But the style and method of missions is forever changed.

IN FOCUS: Good news for prisoners in Texas

As part of the City Reach initiative, the BGCT is partnering with Bill Glass Champions for Life to bring prominent sports figures to area prisons to meet with and minister to prisoners.

Quotes in the News

“If you have been gay your whole life and feel that that’s the way God made you, God bless you. But I would still say that that doesn’t mean you should act on that."--Timothy Dolan

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