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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.

       
Editorial: The BGCT’s divide—not what you think

Editorial: The BGCT’s divide—not what you think

Serving on and working for the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Executive Board always has been challenging. It’s getting harder year-by-year.

       
Student Missions Blog

UT Austin: Healing power in the name of Jesus

Student Missions Blog: Meet Neha, a Bengali Muslim studying at the University of Texas at Austin. We have been studying the Bible with her for a few weeks. God is doing mighty things in our Bengali Bible study.

       
Student Missions Blog

HPU: The final countdown

Student Missions Blog: As the end of the semester approaches and I talk to students, the main concern is how many finals are left and when they leave for summer.

       
Student Missions Blog

UT Austin: Two gospel encounters, 13 years removed

Student Missions Blog: Skepticism plagues many college campuses. On the University of Texas campus, I have been mocked for my belief in the resurrection.

       
Meredith Stone

Right or Wrong? Emotional affairs

I keep hearing about people who commit “emotional affairs.” What does this mean? And what does the Bible say about it?

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Shaky times—golf, marathons & recovery

At the Texas Baptist Golf Classic April 27, which raised about $15,000 to benefit Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery, my thoughts turned to the tragic explosion in West and how my own family received ministry afterwards.

       
Down Home: Chasing spiritual squirrels out of the attic

Down Home: Chasing spiritual squirrels out of the attic

The persistent perseverance of those pesky squirrels causes me to think about the pests that keep cropping up in my life: Bad habits. Worry. Pride. Greed and covetousness. They’re the squirrels in my spiritual/emotional home.

       
2nd Opinion: When your dreams go up in smoke

2nd Opinion: When your dreams go up in smoke

What do you do when you lose everything? What do you do when your biggest dreams burn up in front of you, when all you’re left with is the ashes?

       
Editorial: Church involvement; how much is enough?

Editorial: Church involvement; how much is enough?

How much of themselves should laypeople give to their church? This is more than an idle question. The answer will determine whether U.S. Christianity attempts to fulfill the Great Commission or declines into obscurity.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Mothers and the 'great cloud of witnesses'

Early last Mother’s Day, I held Mother’s hand in our home as she slipped into her forever home. I picture her along with my grandmothers and great grandmothers in that great cloud of witnesses described in Hebrews 12:1.

       
2nd Opinion: A cure for mile-wide and inch-deep religion

2nd Opinion: A cure for mile-wide and inch-deep religion

There is too much shallowness, not enough depth in our church life. People are hungry for a burning zeal to transform their own lives and to make a difference in the world.

       
Guest Commentary: Why the SBC Pastors’ Conference canceled Ben Carson

Commentary: Why the SBC Pastors’ Conference canceled Ben Carson

After several weeks of criticism, organizers of the annual SBC pastor’s conference asked Ben Carson, the renowned neurosurgeon and likely presidential candidate, to step aside as a scheduled speaker, and he agreed. What caused the controversy?

       
 
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