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Letters: Learn from children

Letters: Learn from children

Updated: Words have consequences as we saw during the South Carolina massacre. Will our words keep people from believing our Christian message?

       
Wisconsin: Unexpected connections

Wisconsin: Unexpected connections

Student Missions Blog: When I was placed on the Northern Exposure team to Wisconsin, I expected maybe one or two strange connections with people the entire time I was here. What I didn’t realize was this story really started 20 years ago in the small Texas community of Duffau.

       
Student Missions Blog

Philippines: Seeing God at work

Student Missions Blog: Once my team and I arrived in Bicol, our team grew as we added two translators. We headed out to the field on a Saturday morning, to Apuao, a small island.

       
Editorial for the Fourth: To restore America, humbly seek the greater good

Editorial for the Fourth: To restore America, humbly seek the greater good

Our nation celebrates its 239th birthday this week. Wave your tiny flag if you perceive the pow has gone out of the firecrackers and believe the boom has gone out of the bottlerockets. Something is wrong with America, and just about everybody senses it.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Independence Day, political freedom & religious liberty

Brilliant red, white and blue fireworks lit the night. Strains of the 1812 Overture echoed across the water. The sky glowed as cannons volleyed and church bells rang. But that memorable evening, I wasn’t watching on television. Mother and I experienced the scene overlooking Boston Harbor.

       
2nd Opinion: Why tribalism in the church is stupid

2nd Opinion: Why tribalism in the church is stupid

I’ll just come right out and say it: Tribalism in Christianity is stupid, and I’m willing to bet we are more alike than we think.

       
Guest editorial: Maybe we should learn about race from children

Guest editorial: Maybe we should learn about race from children

Maybe we should watch our children and learn from them how to get along and care for one another. They tend to do it better than grownups.

       

Thailand: Hard questions and faith tested

Student Missions Blog: Serving in Thailand has greatly tested my faith in God.  Not that I doubted God’s existence, but more in the sense that I became unsure of God’s power.

       
Editorial: Same-sex marriage—church divided, but liberty protected

Editorial: Same-sex marriage—church divided, but liberty protected

Same-sex marriage is the law of the land. Outcries to the contrary, the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision did not herald the demise of religious liberty in America.

       
Student Missions Blog

Southeast Asia: Jesus, the cross-cultural worker

Student Missions Blog: I’ve been serving in Southeast Asia more than three weeks, and I’ve learned a lot of things. But one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is that being a cross-cultural worker is hard.

       
As a retired pastor, I have no problem with law-abiding citizens carrying weapons, and in this time, it actually makes sense.

Letters: Jesus would want disciples to carry guns

Updated: As a retired pastor, I have no problem with law-abiding citizens carrying weapons, and in this time, it actually makes sense.

       
Student Missions Blog

Houston: Loving them

Student Missions Blog: Camp Bethany—a summer day camp ministry of Bethany Baptist Church in Houston— is in full swing.

       
Student Missions Blog

Oklahoma: Looking into the eyes of a victim

Student Missions Blog: If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to look into the eyes of a sex slave, I can tell you exactly how it feels.

       
 
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