Students on Mission

Peru: Living Water and Light of the World

Student Missions Blog: As I complete my first month serving here in Peru, I have learned to value many things I took for granted back home—things like water and light.

Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Corporations not protected?

I am confused about the argument that some have made regarding a corporation is not an individual and therefore not protected by the constitution.

Students On Mission

Following God to New York City

Students On Misson Blog: Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve watched all the Spider-Man movies, The Devil Wears Prada and all those other cool movies that take place in New York City.

2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: The hidden immigration impact on churches

As Congress makes a final attempt this fall to act on comprehensive immigration reform, the debate is focusing on “securing” our borders and offering a path to citizenship to the 11 million residents here without proper documentation. These politicized arguments, however, don’t see the forest for the trees.

Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Overcome greed & prejudice

Your editorial on values and recent remarks by the new pope renew my faith that Christians can make a difference against greed and prejudice.


Editorial: Churches should be more like bananas than oranges

I shudder to think about hurting souls who walk onto many church campuses and limp away, wondering if God loves them.

Students Peru

Peru: Divine purpose, not chance

Students On Mission: When I prayed before starting my devotional, I gave thanks to God for surrounding me with such amazing people here in Peru.

Students on Mission

Tyler: Hunger for the love of Jesus

Student Missions Blog: Recent weeks have been a whirlwind of activities and events. God has moved in radical ways, and I am amazed at the power of his love.

Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Pope isn't more liberal

Many in the media think the Catholic pope is becoming more liberal, but he isn’t. He doesn’t think women should have the same rights as men.

In Touch

In Touch: Welcome Pastor Day

On Sept. 5, your Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board staff received 50 pastors from around the state for “Welcome Pastor Day!” here at your Baptist Building. It was a great time for all of us.

Down Home

Down Home: Football will break your heart, and more

My football career ended in January 1974 when the coach said, "I don’t think we’ve got a rising sophomore as small as you.”

Editorial values

Editorial: America needs a new definition of 'values'

Americans could raise the level of public discourse, improve the quality of life for millions of people and solve most of our political problems if we could agree on the meaning of one word: “Values.”

University of North Texas

Denton: Life is different, but God is good

Students On Mission Blog: Life is good—so good, but so different. Truthfully, I do not know how else to describe the change that has taken place in my life, but my God has been faithful.

Students on Mission blog

Peru: Don't give up

Students on Mission Blog: As I prepare the lessons for the kids in the children’s ministry and feeding program here in Peru, I have found out it’s quite a challenge, because these kids do not want to learn.

Just War Theory

Is ‘just war’ another victim of the Syrian conflict?

As the world’s powers grasped for a last-minute resolution to the crisis in Syria, it remained an open question whether any amount of diplomacy could prevent the conflict from claiming at least one more victim—the classic Christian teaching known as the “just war” tradition.

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