“Because of the drought, we recommend placing an extra brick in the baptistry and only baptize on odd-numbered Sundays.”

2nd Opinion: Ready or not, change is coming

Change means different things to different people. And change is a part of life.

IN FOCUS: Texas Baptists & sexual ethics

Recently, the issue of homosexuality has reappeared, and questions are asked about the position of the Baptist General Convention of Texas related to this issue.

Quotes in the News

“But for a deep-seated belief in God and firearms, this country would not be here today.” -- Ken Pagano

RIGHT or WRONG? The 'call of God'

How do we present the mandate to hear and follow the call of God, particularly to young Christians?

DOWN HOME: Everybody here just lost a friend

Joanna called with the news that our friend David Pearson died early this morning. David made our church, First Baptist in Lewisville, so much more like Jesus intended it to be.

Commentary: Disappointing disfellowship of Broadway

Baptists have always located spiritual authority within the individual congregation. Baptist polity has always moved from the bottom up—never from the top down. Until now.

2nd Opinion: Personal fantasy vs. God’s vision

As you pursue your godly vision, you will experience great joy. You never will have needs God fails to meet.

DOWN HOME: Life is fabulous down at the beach

Waking up is infinitely easier when sunlight fills a room than when a radio blares in your ear.

IN FOCUS: Violence-plagued Juarez needs hope

Juarez, the neighbor city to El Paso, has become one of the most dangerous places in the world. There are 44 Baptist churches in Juarez who need our prayers and support.

Quotes in the News

“The Church never fears the truth of science, because we are convinced that all truth comes from God."-- Giovanni Lajolo.

RIGHT or WRONG? Sharing faith with Muslims

How can I share my Christian faith with my Muslim neighbor without offending him?

2nd Opinion: Where in the world is paradise?

Cozumel, Mexico, may look like paradise. But a hurricane can remind residents they're still subject to the cares and woes of this world.

DOWN HOME: Take a muddy ride down life’s road

With water always in short supply across Texas, why do I have such a hard time driving to church without messing up my car?

IN FOCUS: Where do your cooperative funds go?

The Cooperative Program gifts from our churches provide the financial foundation for everything the BGCT does.
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