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Voices: Exploring the new world in the 21st century

How should people of faith live, and move, and have their being in a chaotically developing new world?

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Voices: In these political times, protect your soul

Politics must not run our lives. It must not dictate the way we think about and treat others, and it must not leave us in despair. It must not become an idol.


Voices: What is truth? From ‘spin’ down to ‘alternative facts’

Christians should beware the seduction of powerful people who attempt to turn facts upside down.

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Voices: Lessons I learned from my grandparents about religious liberty

Pastor James Hassell’s grandparents instinctively knew America does not enjoy religious liberty unless all Americans are free to worship according to the dictates of their consciences.


Voices: In Christ, there is no longer male and female

Attend the 2017 Women in Ministry Conference sponsored by Texas Baptist Women in Ministry and Logsdon Seminary at Logsdon’s campus in Abilene Feb. 10-11.


Voices: Find grace and beauty in numbered days

Godly wisdom is marked by knowing our own frailty and seeing each day as a gift from the hand of God, a gift of his grace.


Voices: Public education as a truly conservative Texas value

True conservatives rally around our public schools as the primary vehicles for perpetuating civil society, strengthening our economy and ensuring continued leadership in the world.

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Voices: A border that perpetuates suffering is not worth defending

If we must fear, let it be fear of betraying our Lord and being found wanting in the last days, not fear of refugees and other immigrants who wish to join us.

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Voices: Everything is a Bible issue: A response to Franklin Graham

“America first” is not a concept found in the Bible. “Christ first” is what Scripture teaches us to base all our decisions on.

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Voices: A farewell letter to President Barack Obama

Dante Wright, pastor of the Pinnacle of Praise in Round Rock, pens a farewell letter to President Obama.


Voices: Pastors, stop texting church members

When it comes to ministry, the higher the tech, the lower the touch, Houston pastor Steve Bezner explains.

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Voices: Why I still call myself an evangelical

Despite recent trends that cast “evangelical” as a political label, columnist Jake Raabe intends to continue to identify himself that way—for historical and theological reasons.

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Voices: Calling is not a job

God gives each of us a calling, a unique way to be a part of God’s purposes. God can lead us to discover that calling, and God can guide us in finding ways to express that calling—both through work and all that makes up who we are.


Voices: Under the mask, are you a Pharisee?

Here’s a shock: If you’re proud of how hard you try to follow Jesus, you may be a Pharisee.

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Voices: A new wrinkle on evangelicals' old idolatry

In addition to idolizing money, celebrity and power, evangelical Christians have practiced a “new idolatry” of disregarding the personal character of conservative political leaders.

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