Letter: ‘New’ argument for young-Earth origin theory

The latest letter challenges a recent column that opposed the young-Earth theory of our planet's origins.


Texas Baptist Voices: God remains close to those searching for home

It is in wandering that the people of God became the people of God, and it is all those seeking a new home whom the people of God must reach out to today.


Guest editorial: Reject fear, despair to confront climate crisis with faith

People of faith ought to be the first to confront global warming and to throw themselves into building the kind of climate movement we need—a movement built not on the fear of pain, privation or death, but on a fierce love of life.


Joseph Parker: Leading urban ministry in a complex setting

This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers highlights Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin.


BGCT president: Revival!

We need to get back to using the term “revival.” We need that new life, that new breath and that new passion that only God can give. God knows we need to be revived.


2nd Opinion: Why you should not vote in this presidential election

It is a sad day to feel you must hold your nose when voting for president. ... Perhaps it’s time to start an “I’m not voting” campaign as a way of demanding the system be repaired.

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Editorial: Don’t waste your citizenship—vote

Voting is a civic and Christian duty. Editor Marv Knox talks about the reasons why Texans should vote, even when they think they know who’s going to win.


Kyndall Rae Rothaus: Called to ministry to help make faith accessible

This week, our profile of a Texas Baptist minister features Kyndall Rae Rothaus, pastor of Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco.

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Voices: Taking back our selves from our soul-stealing (de)vices

If phone screens and computer terminals are negatively affecting our God-given ability and call to connect with other human beings in a God-honoring way, then we need to unplug, Pastor Eric Black says in "Texas Baptist Voices."

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2nd Opinion: Explaining our leadership failure—career vs. vocation

America is facing a crisis of leadership because thousands of good people in public service have lost their vocation and replaced it with a career, observes columnist David Brooks. (New York Times)

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Guest editorial: 5 reasons Noah's flood doesn't explain a young Earth

Religion/philosophy professor Hal Ostrander offers five reasons why the young-Earth theory of creation is not plausible.

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BGCT president: San Marcos Baptist Academy, South Texas School of Christian Studies

This week, BGCT President René Maciel discusses two Texas Baptist schools—San Marcos Baptist Academy and the South Texas School of Christian Studies.


When we work together, no church is too small

Christ uses the few, the small and the little, even as little as a mustard seed, to deliver his message of salvation to a truly great harvest. In the eyes of Christ, there is no small church.

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Texas Baptist Voices: Salvation is membership

What if my salvation is not just about me? What if God’s plan all along has been through Christ to restore and heal and make whole our oneness with God, with each other and with all of creation?

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BGCT President: UMHB and HBU

This week, Baptist General Convention of Texas President René Maciel salutes the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and Houston Baptist University.


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