Editorial: Kids count; let’s serve and save them

The 2016 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation documents how desperately Texas children need Baptists' help.


Guest editorial: On race, SBC must move from gestures to action

Without moral clarity and leadership on substantive issues that matter deeply to African-Americans and other minorities, the Southern Baptist Convention’s awakened conscience will start to ring hollow.

East Asia: Waiting to choose to follow Christ

East Asia: Waiting to choose to follow Christ

Student Missions Blog: There is a need to wait and study Jesus Christ when we first come to hear about him. However, we cannot wait forever to make the choice to follow him.


New York: To the ends of the earth

Student Missions Blog: I was afraid to come to New York City. Sometimes, I am still afraid. A night before flying here, I told my family I was really scared. I didn’t see myself in this big city.


Letters: Confederate flag, evolution

Readers oppose the Southern Baptist Convention's resolution against the Confederate battle flag.


René Maciel: Jesus is the answer to Orlando

We can be agents of goodness and kindness; we can love and show mercy; we can care and serve others. We can bring hope and light to this dark world. We have the answer. We have Jesus, and we are called to go into the world and preach the good and hopeful news of Jesus.


2nd Opinion: Going and singing good for youth

Mission choir tours are not vacations. But mission choir tours allow gifted students to sing and to serve and to be focused on others rather than themselves, to see the world with new eyes and to know that God is at work everywhere.


Guest editorial: Nothing is permanent about congregational vision

The failure to reconceptualize vision can lead to a slow death march for congregations.


Editorial: Can Orlando’s horror yield grace?

Nothing will bring Orlando’s victims back to life. But may their deaths cause all of us to see our common humanity. May their loss help many Christians stop seeing gays and lesbians as objects. And may Christians who see others as God’s beloved creation express the love of Jesus to all people around us.

Vancouver: For All People

Vancouver: For All People

Student Missions Blog: God's love is deeper and more vibrant than any I could imagine, and it is for all people.

South Asia: Auto-rickshaws and following Jesus

South Asia: Auto-rickshaws and following Jesus

Student Missions blog: Riding in an auto-rickshaw is an awful lot like following Jesus Christ. 


Letters: Briles, Trump, Starr, handguns, Muslims

Letters this week focus on Art Briles, who was fired as Baylor University's football coach; Donald Trump, whose followers include some Southern Baptists; Ken Starr, who was fired as Baylor's president; and handguns


Letters: Tributes to Lynn Craft, Golden Gate Seminary

Writers express gratitude for the life and ministry of Lynn Craft and for the ministry-training platform of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary


Editorial: The sweet joy of not being dead. Yet.

Don’t wait until your demise is tweeted or your death is exaggerated to evaluate your one beautiful, painful, joyous, confusing, surprising, outlandish, never-to-be-duplicated life.


Richard Ray: Pastors, love and care for your children

Pastors have the responsibility to shepherd their church; however, they also have the responsibility to raise up their family in the Lord.


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