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2nd Opinion: 5 ways churches inflicted pain on themselves

2nd Opinion: 5 ways churches inflicted pain on themselves

Christianity isn’t in trouble at all. Churches are in trouble. And we did it to ourselves.

Down Home: My 'last best day'

If we live with the last best day in mind, maybe we’ll appreciate each day a little more. We’ll be quicker to count our blessings, more prone to pray, “Thank you, God.”

Right or Wrong? Climate change

Right or Wrong? Climate change

Some people claim, “Environmentalism is just another religion” to rebut people who link climate change to human activity. Are they right?

Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: The true meaning of ‘bivocational’

Growing up in a bivocational minister’s home, I never thought of my father as a part-time pastor, much less knew what the word “bivocational” meant. Now I am learning “bivocational” still is misunderstood by both laymen and ministers.

Editorial: Religious landscape isn’t as bleak as the numbers appear

Editorial: Religious landscape isn’t as bleak as the numbers appear

The latest paint-by-numbers picture of the Texas religious landscape looks similar to, but subtly different than, the national mural. What you see in them depends upon how you look at them.

Student Missions Blog

Boston: Reaching the nations

Student Missions Blog: If I wrote a book about my activities in Boston, I would title it, "Reaching the Nations." In Boston, I have met people from almost every major country on Earth.

Letters: Support what works

Letters: Support what works

What was good enough for our fathers may not necessarily be good enough for today.

Student Missions Blog

Thailand: Crippling comparisons

Student Missions Blog: I once heard it said that comparison is the thief of joy. I know that’s true, because I have experienced it myself.

Student Missions Blog

UTD: End-of-year reflections

Student Missons Blog: It’s time say goodbye to the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas at Dallas, as I complete my time as campus ministry intern.

Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: 'You can do it!'

The graduates at Waco’s Christian Women’s Job Corps glowed with nervous anticipation in their royal blue caps and gowns. As I looked into their faces, I knew this would be no ordinary ceremony.

2nd Opinion: Sawdust and musings from the wood shop

2nd Opinion: Sawdust and musings from the wood shop

It is a long distance between good enough and excellent. It is in little things—little things that take time and effort and skill to accomplish.

In Touch: Congratulations to Bible Drill winners and competitors

In Touch: Congratulations to Bible Drill winners and competitors

I was happy to be at your Baptist Building Saturday, May 2, for the finals of the State Bible Drill Competition and Speakers Tournament. Those students worked diligently to make it so far and really are remarkable.

Student Missions Blog

Haiti: No limits on God’s ability

Student Missions Blog: Each Tuesday and Thursday, we offer our beginner English-as-a-Second- Language course. By 4 p.m., students start to pour inside.

 
 
 
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