Quotes in the News

"If there was ever a time in our history where a lot of people need shelter from the stormy blast of their lives, we’re living through that time now.”

2nd Opinion: Altogether now: 1, 2, 3 ... pray

Prayers in the name of Jesus havce been causing a firestorm of controversy in this election year.

IN FOCUS: Texas Baptists, hurricanes & hope

I hear folks speak of this being a nondenominational age. I have experienced the opposite of this the last two weeks.

DOWN HOME: Terrific to go; great to return

For the first time in—well—forever, Jo and I went to Florida without either of our children.

RIGHT or WRONG? Turning over church directory

It's not illegal, but from the perspective of basic ethics, church members cross a line when they use church directories for purposes other than their intended purpose without the church’s prior approval.

ANALYSIS: What is Georgia’s fault?

The president of the Evangelical Baptist Churches of Georgia offers his take on the recent conflict.

DOWN HOME: Remove those shoes; this is holy ground

Editor Marv Knox realizes that even a hospital room can be holy ground—if in the presence of the right person.

IN FOCUS: Texas Baptist women & missions

Randel Everett remembers Dellanna O'Brien and Mary Hill Davis—Texas mission leaders.

Quotations from the news

“I had missed an opportunity ... to clearly assert the following: Nonbelievers have just as great a stake as believers in defending religious liberty. If a society takes it upon itself to prescribe and proscribe certain streams of belief—to prohibit certain less-favored strains of conscience—it may be the nonbeliever who is among the first to be condemned.”
Mitt Romney

SECOND OPINION: A tangible 'bold' mission thrust

Sometimes it takes a bit of perserverance and patience to make an impact, Beth Newman says.

RIGHT or WRONG: What about in vitro fertilization?

Allen Reasons, senior pastor of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in Huntington, W.V., tackles a question on in vitro fertilization.

Quotations from the news

“There’s no absolutely right candidate for an evangelical, and there’s no absolutely wrong candidate. They’re both right, and they’re both wrong.”--Cameron Strang

SECOND OPINION: Could gentle love change history?

Where would we be today if this had been a different kind of generation—a generation focused on loving others?

IN FOCUS: Congratulations, FBC Corpus Christi

First Baptist Church in Corpus Christi is a good example of the ministry and influence older churches can have.

RIGHT OR WRONG: Retirement age

When is the right time to retire?
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