Cartoon: “My Internet search came up empty. I’m seeking forgiveness.”
By Staff, Baptist Standard
I had an interesting lunch conversation with my coworkers here in Kenya—one that prompted me to think about how our assumptions are often misconceptions.
“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
The past few weeks serving in Northern Africa, I have begun to realize—yet again—how great a hope to which I have been called.
Recently, I was asked to share something meaningful that I’ve experienced since I’ve been in Kenya. Immediately, thousands of thoughts invade my brain, recalling the past three and half months in detail.
Texas Baptists Committed’s board of directors must decide what to do with the organization, the most potent political force among Texas Baptists for the past quarter-century. The answer will have profound consequences for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
By Marv Kox, Editor, Baptist Standard
I’ve seen the spirit of individualism infect our churches and our convention. People talk more about “I” than “we.” Preachers focus on “you” instead of “us.”
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Each wedding at our church seems more ostentatious than the last. Brides’ and grooms’ families spend an extraordinary amount of money. How can these displays be reined in and more attention focused on two lives coming together?
By Stacy Conner, First Baptist Church, Muleshoe
“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
Texas Baptist Forum: This is a letter from a die-hard sports fan.
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.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
Bill O’Brien says the age of mission is not over. But the style and method of missions is forever changed.
By Bill OâBrien, Truett Theological Seminary