David’s story shows that God does not leave sexual violence against women unpunished.
By Joshua Sharp
As Texas Baptists, our one calling and one hope is the salvation of souls. Let there be no division among us on this point. To every tongue, every nation, every man and woman, every socio-economic class, we have one hope.
By Rev. Dr. Michael Evans Sr.
The Sermon on the Mount—among other places—sets the bar of God’s justice quite high. As disciples, we are to give and render goodness to those who are our friends and our enemies, the familiar and the stranger.
By Myles Werntz
Christian education is important because it explains the word of God. The word of God shares hope in our struggles and reminds us “trouble don’t last always.”
By Lisa M. Rainey, Ph.D.
With a First Baptist Church in almost every town, think about the God-given, strategic opportunity available in our communities for what God wants to do now and in the future.
By Ross Shelton
Two weeks ago, John McArthur and a group of his associates met in Dallas to draft a statement entitled “Social Justice & The Gospel.” The statement, while intended to shore up the ethics of Scripture against alien agendas, is well-intended but misses the mark.
I think one of the most underrated achievements of the Lord is the creation of flavor. He didn’t have to create flavors. He could have designed food was strictly for sustenance, completely bland and with no enjoyable qualities whatsoever.
By Jason Dunton
While the entire country finds itself in a quandary searching for answers, people of faith mourn the loss of a servant of God.
At one time, the song “Jesus Can Work It Out” was a staple in many churches. The lyrics harken to a time when toes tapped, hands clapped and hearts yielded….
Social justice has become a current hot topic in American Christianity. Debates over its meaning, biblical basis and application to church life have caused significant hurt, anger and frustration.
This month marks the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. I was only a sophomore in high school in 2001, but 9/11 will probably be the defining moment in my lifetime.
By Ryan Vanderland
While I felt such joy to see the Baptist General Convention of Texas breaking down racial barriers, I could not help but ask myself, “Where are the women?”
By Grace Mitchell