What is the abundant life Jesus promised? Will we live it later, or is it for us to live now? These seem like ironic questions at a time when life seems on hold.
By Trent Richardson
Julianna Marraccino, a theology and social work student at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, looks at how congregations and social workers make each other stronger.
By Julianna Marraccino
Does God hurt like we hurt? At a time when there’s plenty of hurt to go around, some wonder if God shares our pain. Joshua Sharp considers the question.
By Joshua Sharp
John Crowder, pastor of First Baptist Church in West, shares what he learned about disaster from living through the aftermath of a fertilizer plant explosion.
Dennis Wiles, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Arlington, considers two Baptist principles guiding church leaders as they weigh the CARES Act.
By Dennis Wiles
What does our history tell us about how Texas Baptists responded to crisis in the past? Historian Alan Lefever provides a brief glance at Texas Baptists then and now.
By Alan Lefever / Texas Baptists
Karen Morrow, CBF field personnel serving refugees in Texas, calls attention to specific ways to care and pray for refugees, who are affected doubly by the pandemic.
By Karen Morrow / Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Are you ready for journeying past the edge of the map? Clayton Bullion shares what he’s learned about going where no one has gone before.
By Clayton Bullion
Zac Harrel, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Gustine, expresses thoughts and emotions common to many pastors trying to lead churches during the pandemic.
By Zac Harrel
Landon Hebison, the associate pastor of Miller Heights Baptist Church in Belton, considers the coronavirus pandemic through the lens of the prophet Habakkuk.
By Landon Hebison
J. Blair Blackburn, president of East Texas Baptist University, issues a call to prayer at 7:14 a.m. and 7:14 p.m. each day in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
By J. Blair Blackburn / East Texas Baptist University
Steve Bezner, pastor of Houston Northwest Church, describes what it has been like leading his church from self-quarantine following his return from Israel.
By Steve Bezner