Psalm 88 is a song of hope in the depths of depression. The writer gives voice to the pain and points the way to hope for overcoming it.
By John Hereford
John Hereford, pastoral ministry associate at The Woodlands First Baptist Church, describes mental illness from a first-person viewpoint.
Some of the Bible’s most interesting books are frequently overlooked. Joshua Sharp suggests four of them for reading.
By Joshua Sharp
Texas Baptists are one of the best at planting churches. Now, they are going to bring some of that expertise to re-planting churches.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
Ryan Chandler, the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Orange, Texas, considers Judges 19, one of the Bible’s most troubling passages.
By Ryan Chandler
Joshua Sharp continues his examination of what the Bible says about women in ministry, calling his readers to examen fully Paul’s words about the subject.
Todd Still, dean of Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, responds to John MacArthur telling Beth Moore to “go home,” and discuses what the Bible says about women preaching and leading in ministry.
By Todd Still / Truett Theological Seminary
Atatiana matters, who she was matters, what happened to her matters, how we feel about this and why matters, and inasmuch as the church is the earthly representative of Atatiana’s Creator, what the church does matters.
By Dr. Michael Bell
John Whitten remembers his friend and mentor, Eddy Curry, who died unexpectedly in August 2019, sharing grief tinged with hope and gratitude.
By John Whitten
Baptist churches in Texas are struck with the particular kind of challenge of having had good days and now living in leaner ones. We have a choice to make: to be afraid or to be faithful.
By Myles Werntz
Last time I was home, riding the backroads of Northeast Texas to the cemetery where Mom is buried, passing through the shadows of the overhanging trees and into the light of the late morning, around every curve God reminded me this is the journey of life in a broken world.
By Zac Harrel
What reputation should you or I want today for the future? What sort of influence should we have, and will we be identified with it? Jerry Summers of East Texas Baptist University considers how we pursue authentic Christian faith.
By Jerry L. Summers / East Texas Baptist University