If we will give up our thoughts and our ways that take us away from creation as God intended it, and if we will accept God’s thoughts and ways, God will make us new again.
03/22/2017 - By Eric Black
Every woman and girl should know the men in our congregations are “the men on bicycles”—protective, pure, faithful and courageous.
03/15/2017 - By Patrick Adair
What causes a congregation to seem negative during decline and exciting during revitalization? Ross Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Brenham, offers some answers.
03/15/2017 - By Ross Shelton
Faith does not always lead us to victorious living or our best life now. Our better life is not promised here. What is promised here is joy, hope and love in the midst of our wandering.
03/15/2017 - By Zac Harrel
May the church cease to be known as anything other than the people of God’s presence.
03/15/2017 - By Jason Dunton
Does God have a unique assignment for the contrarians in every church? Maybe they’re there to convict everyone else’s conscience.
03/08/2017 - By James Hassell
How many families with special needs and how many senior adults are not involved in your church’s ministry because your physical space will not accommodate them?
03/08/2017 - By Eric Black
Honest, genuine grief is an appropriate response to the division within the Baptist General Convention of Texas regarding response to churches that welcome and affirm LGBT members.
03/08/2017 - By Jake Raabe
African-Americans still are “biting at the bits” to secure their place and receive acknowledgment for their sound contributions to U.S. history. Harriet Tubman’s placement on the $20 bill may mark the wave of a turning tide.
03/01/2017 - By Dante Wright
The church constantly talks about being counter-cultural, and there is no greater way to be counter-cultural in this day and age than to be civil, kind and generous.
03/01/2017 - By Zac Harrel
Speaking the truth in love is a skill that is not developed much in modern discipleship. Good evangelism must rest upon good news and not the proofs of why I am right and you are wrong.
03/01/2017 - By Jack Bodenhamer
When we participate in Ash Wednesday services or in the whole of Lent, we are able to experience community with Christ-followers across the world and throughout time.
02/28/2017 - By Meredith Stone