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Student Missions Blog

California: Prayer bridges distance

Student Missions Blog: What do you do when a loved one at home needs you, and you are far away? What do you do when someone needs comfort and you can’t physically be there?

Dallas: Just because it’s good doesn’t mean it’s right

Dallas: Just because it’s good doesn’t mean it’s right

Student Missions Blog: This is semester has been all about learning what it means to be a leader of a Baptist Student Ministry, particularly a BSM at a junior college, specifically Mountain View College in Dallas.

HPU: Find the joy in the chaos

HPU: Find the joy in the chaos

Student Missions Blog: This is the time of the semester that gets really hard for our students. It is a time of final projects and the impending doom of upcoming exams.

Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Journeys leading to the annual meeting

I attended groundbreaking ceremonies for the Baptist Student Ministries building at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hilllman: Chosen, loved, adopted—forever!

This Thanksgiving, our family will sit down with four chairs permanently added to the table. Our daughter Holly and her husband, Kevin, adopted Gilbert Marshall, Gabriel Michael, Talia Kate and Geoffrey Mitchell on National Adoption Day.

Down Home: Lessons learned from an abrupt stop in the street

Down Home: Lessons learned from an abrupt stop in the street

A wrong turn and my split-second stupidity transformed an otherwise lovely evening.

Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

This year, thanks to a delightfully divine calendar collusion, Thanksgiving is followed by a fifth-Sunday collection for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

West Africa: No real sacrifice

West Africa: No real sacrifice

Student Missions Blog: Many people have misconceptions of what overseas missionary life is like. They think every day is an adventure and that because you live in a foreign country, you are always living on the edge.

Student Missions Blog

Houston: Creating a safe place for questions and answers

Student Missions Blog: My favorite memory from the past month was our Scripture debate.

Letters: Firing & following rules

Letters: Firing & following rules

We will probably never know the real reason for the firing of Ken Hall,  and maybe that is best.

2nd Opinion: Endings & beginnings in the life-cycle of a healthy church

2nd Opinion: Endings & beginnings in the life-cycle of a healthy church

Endings, beginnings and even recycling are part of the rhythm of healthy churches.

UTA: Free coffee and Bibles

Student Missions Blog: Handing out flyers about our Bible study just didn’t seem effective, so we took a different approach. We offered free coffee and Bibles, and the outcome was encouraging.

Texas Baptist Voices

Jeff Johnson: Dancing ‘essentials’ apply to Texas Baptists

I have a confession to make before I sign off as Baptist General Convention of Texas president. I am not the preacher from the movie Footloose.

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