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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.

       
Guest Editorial: The Pope and his ‘magic wand’; Is he half-right?

Guest Editorial: The Pope and his ‘magic wand’; Is he half-right?

Pope Francis endorsed the Big Bang theory, but he could have been more biblical in describing the idea of an infinitesimal “singularity” as the beginning point for God’s creation.

       
Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

A bunch of out-of-staters are trying to tell Texas what to do. We should listen to them.

       
Student Missions Blog

Houston: Growing to look more like Jesus

Student Missions Blog: I have begun to challenge the girls I am discipling by incorporating Scripture memory into our discipleship meetings.

       
UTD: Promoting prayer without ceasing

UTD: Promoting prayer without ceasing

Student Missions Blog: “What are three things you would want to first teach a new disciple of Christ?” Although the answers vary, the overwhelming response has been the importance of prayer.

       
Letters: Baylor can’t handle success

Letters: Baylor can’t handle success

Can Baylor University not handle success? In the past few months, the media has given Baylor more positive publicity than the university has ever gained.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Pray with expectation of blessing

This past week, I was honored to participate in the Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer in Lampasas. The associational Woman’s Missionary Union invited me to open and close their meeting in prayer.

       

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