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Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: What treasures will you give to Jesus?

This Christmas has been exciting. I have been to several church Christmas parties. I have been Christmas caroling. And I have eaten more Christmas cookies than I should.

       
In Touch: A busy December

In Touch: A busy December

I had the privilege of worshipping at First Baptist Church of Hewitt Dec. 7. Thanks to Pastor Roy Marshall for the opportunity.

       
Down Home: Waiting to meet a baby this Christmas

Down Home: Waiting to meet a baby this Christmas

Our new granddaughter Eleanor entered this world about three weeks before Christmas, adorned with a crown of brown hair and glittering eyes.

       
Editorial: Will the Christ be stolen from you this Christmas?

Editorial: Will the Christ be stolen from you this Christmas?

America is experiencing a rash of burglaries from nativity scenes. But the real danger during Christmas is being robbed of joy.

       
Letters: The difference between Jasper & Ferguson

Letters: The difference between Jasper & Ferguson

David Gushee cites Reinhold Niebuhr, implying white America is to blame for deeds and misdeeds causing racial strife. But Ferguson did not have to happen.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: ’Tis love that’s born tonight

At this year’s Baylor Christmas concert, the Baylor Men’s Choir sang “Little Drummer Boy” and my thoughts turned to a previous Christmas’ version of the song.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Jesse Rincones: Advertencia: Asuntos de Migración

El Presidente Obama ha declarado que usara una Acción Ejecutiva para hacer reformas a la situación de inmigración en los Estados Unidos.

       
Guest Editorial: Across 8 decades, truth about racial injustice

Guest Editorial: Across 8 decades, truth about racial injustice

As theologian Reinhold Niebuhr wrote in his 1932 classic, Moral Man and Immoral Society, the power of white privilege must end.

       
Students should be allowed a reasonable number of excused absences, without penalties, to observe religious holidays within their traditions.

2nd Opinion: Public schools can avoid ‘War on Christmas’ tussle

Like much of the pre-Christmas hype that used to come only after Thanksgiving, cries of a “War on Christmas” began early this year.

       
Editorial: Waiting, waiting, waiting on Christmas

Editorial: Waiting, waiting, waiting on Christmas

This year—at least as much, maybe more, than most years—we’re ready to turn our hearts toward Bethlehem. 

       
Letters: Glorieta - behavior or core beliefs?

Letters: Glorieta - behavior or core beliefs?

If a Baptist entity’s behavior violated its stated and published core beliefs, which should it change—its behavior or its core beliefs?

       
Student Missions Blog

HPU: Mustaches for missions

Student Missions Blog: November was a pretty busy month for our Baptist Student Ministry—the much-anticipated NoShave November.

       
Kathy Hillman: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday

Kathy Hillman: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday

Texas Baptist Voices: My husband, John, doesn’t shop Black Friday except under duress. Usually, our daughter Holly and I target gifts on family wish lists. However, one year, we had three stores to visit with too-good-to-be-true deals, so we pressed him into service

       

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