Texas Baptists have a long history of preparing ministers and missionaries for work all over the world. David Hardage, executive director of the BGCT, tells of work being done by a Texas Baptist in Santa Fe, N.M.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
“Local church autonomy” is an oft-repeated phrase these days as Baptists respond to sexual abuse, sexuality and women in leadership. How does autonomy relate to Baptists working together?
By Joshua Sharp
When Baptists groups exclude Baptist churches, might there be another way? A church member suggests one.
By Adam Jones
In a country where most people say they pray, why do you pray? What do you hope to get from praying?
By Benjamin Karner
For those who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, there are many hard questions, like: “Just how much will they forget, and when?” At least one thing won’t be forgotten.
By Scott Jones
We have allowed secondary and contested issues to be conflated with primary and foundational issues. We have lost the ability to think clearly and well. Maybe more importantly, we have lost the ability to listen.
By Zac Harrel
She came face-to-face with the responsibility of free speech while on a dinner date. How are you using your freedom to speak?
By Rachel Jones
Independence Baptist Church holds a special place at the origin of Texas Baptist life. 180 years on, their legacy continues. What about your legacy?
Jaclyn Bonner shares practical and powerful ways churches can support adoptive and foster families.
By Jaclyn Bonner
Benjamin Karner, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Laredo, considers how suffering makes us stronger and running from it makes us weaker.
In the continuing debate over whether or not women have authority in the church, Joshua Sharp lists the biblical passages that cause him to affirm women leading in ministry.
Steve Bezner, the senior pastor of Houston Northwest Church, examines the disagreement among Southern Baptists over Beth Moore preaching and suggests a response.
By Steve Bezner