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Down Home: Listen to the pope, dads; play with your kids

Down Home: Listen to the pope, dads; play with your kids

Maybe a single, childless fellow like Pope Francis can teach us something about the dangers of being over-busy, distracted fathers.

       
Right or Wrong? Morning prayer

Right or Wrong? Morning prayer

A workshop speaker suggested Christians practice “morning prayer that seeks to connect our day with the will of God.” What constitutes “morning prayer,” and how can it connect us to “the will of God”?

       
HPU: Starting off right with worship, prayer and pancakes

HPU: Starting off right with worship, prayer and pancakes

Student Missions Blog: Our first event of the semester was student-led worship. It happens twice a month, and we have a group of students who regularly attend and enjoy it.

       
Editorial: Can we make people get up and dance?

Editorial: Can we make people get up and dance?

Whether or not they endorse real dancing, Baptist churches could learn a lesson from Kip Tindell, chairman and CEO of the Coppell-based Container Store, and what he calls “the customer dance.”

       
Letters: It's not Bush's fault

Letters: It's not Bush's fault

Texas Baptist Forum: Now it’s Bush’s fault Christians are being persecuted. I’m really getting tired of it.

       
Student Missions Blog

Denton: God is faithful, working behind the scenes

Student Missions Blog: The spring semester is in full swing at Texas Woman’s University in Denton. We found that God was at work while we were on break.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Bedilu Yirga: 'Go home to your own people and tell them …'

The Ethiopian Evangelical Baptist Church of Dallas in cooperation with BGCT has launched a mission work project, funding indigenous missionaries taking the gospel to their own people.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Only together can we do God’s work

We need to become the church that exists to use all the unique gifts God has bestowed on his children.

       
Editorial: I am Charlie, I am Jewish, I am …

Editorial: I am Charlie, I am Jewish, I am …

Baptists, of all people, are qualified—and should be motivated—to speak words of peace, reconciliation and encouragement to the religious divisions plaguing our world.

       
Letters: Will Glorieta expand water use?

Letters: Will Glorieta expand water use?

Please see this photo showing plans of Glorieta 2.0 for the Summer of 2015.  I believe the picture includes several new splash pools, swimming pool and water slide. Is this not an expansion of Glorieta’s water-recreation facilities?

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Precious pearls: Partners in ministry

From the description of King Xerxes’ banquet in Esther to the 12 pearl gates in Revelation, the Bible uses pearls to represent great value.

       
Down Home: The merits of grandparenting vs. parenting

Down Home: The merits of grandparenting vs. parenting

True confession: I’m jealous of my children. My daughters are raising children. I envy them.

       
Right or Wrong? Burning-platform syndrome

Right or Wrong? Burning platform syndrome

I’ve heard the term “Burning Platform Syndrome” used in business. What are the implications for this concept in churches?

       
 
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