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Down Home: Playing trains inside an expansive imagination

Down Home: Playing trains inside an expansive imagination

Every now and then, I imagine I’d be a better granddad if I had a broader range of skills. Like, for example, engineering.

Haiti: Messy, imperfect and delightful

Haiti: Messy, imperfect and delightful

Student Missions Blog: Filthy from head to toe, too short to reach the tall clothesline, and dropping clothes all over the place—this must be what it’s like for God to look at my work.

Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Plan to attend the WMU and bivocational/ small-church meetings

The Bivocational/Small Church Association has a long history of support from the Texas Woman’s Missionary Union. We always are grateful for the support WMU has provided to those serving on the small-church mission field.

2nd Opinion: We should worry when millennials don’t take religion seriously

2nd Opinion: We should worry when millennials dismiss religion

I’m a secular baby boomer myself, but I worry secularism has led many of my generation, and even more millennials, to discount religion’s influence in ways that could prove dangerous.

Right or Wrong: Leadership and ‘followship’

Right or Wrong: Leadership and ‘followship’

How can we tell if our church suffers from poor leadership or poor “followship?”

Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: #LoveMomEndHunger one action at a time

How do we teach our children about hunger? How can they grasp the disparity between themselves and nearly 12.5 million hungry children in America or 805 million chronically undernourished worldwide?

Editorial: Be a life-saver; sign up to donate your organs

Editorial: Be a life-saver; sign up to donate your organs

You could be somebody’s hero. Maybe even eight somebodies. All you need to do is register to be an organ donor.

Student Missions Blog

Hawaii: Melting pot of cultures

Student Missions Blog: Hilo, Hawaii, is a melting pot of cultures. Through working here with the Baptist Student Ministry, God has opened my eyes to the world.

HPU: Resurrection and revival

HPU: Resurrection and revival

Student Missions Blog: As we approached our observance of Resurrection Week at Howard Payne University, we began to prepare our hearts and minds.

Student Missions Blog

Haiti: From adorable to absolutely perfect

Student Missions Blog: I was sitting outside playing with Jayrele, who is about 3 years old. He was just sitting on my lap playing patty cake with me and hugging me.

Letters: Glorieta leaseholders took risky gamble

Letters: Glorieta leaseholders took risky gamble

Updated: The Glorieta lawsuit by Kirk and Susie Tompkins sounds more like “Oops, I made a bad business decision and someone needs to pay for my mistake.”

2nd Opinion: Guarded, but joyful, anticipation for Glorieta

2nd Opinion: Guarded, but joyful, anticipation for Glorieta

Visiting the new Glorieta, many of our great memories of the place were sustained, energized by a fresh surge of youthful excitement from the staff. In the end, we were reassured about Glorieta’s spiritual mission.

Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Visiting three great churches

I visited three great churches last week - Plymouth Park Baptist Church in Irving,  First Baptist Church of Decatur and Cedar Cross Country Church in Alvarado.

 
 
 
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