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Voices Bivocational

Bivocational/small-church ministry is vital

In our state, there are over 3,500 Texas Baptist ministers who serve in the small-church ministry.

       
Editorial

Editorial: Knowing and claiming God’s will

How specific is God’s will? How should we discern God’s will? To what degree can a person claim to know God’s will?

       
Student Missions Blog

Denton: Doctrine and Dialogue

Every Friday, students meet at the University of North Texas BSM for “Doctrine and Dialogue,” as they discuss various Christian beliefs. 

       
Student Missions Blog

Montana: Sent to Serve

Student Missons Blog: The first thing I said that morning was, “Do I really have to get up to shovel snow?” Then I saw my towel. It was a Go Now towel from a couple of years prior that said, “Sent to Serve.”

       
Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Gay marriage not a marriage

To me, “gay” marriage is not “marriage” at all in any biblical sense. It is a consenting relationship with a degree of commitment.

       
Student Missions Blog

Arlington: New year, new marriage, new life

A year-long, circuitous journey led a Chinese couple to faith in Christ.

       
Editorial

Editorial: What’s so beautiful about America?

The blogosphere, Facebook, Twitter and, no doubt, millions of email accounts just about melted down lately, thanks to a Coca-Cola commercial. Sadly, many Coke critics claim to be Christian. Some of them are (gasp) Baptists.

       
Student Missions Blog

Midwestern: Muslim visitors came to play, not pray

Student Mission Blog: I watched as they walked through the door of the Baptist Student Ministry building— five new Muslim students from Saudi Arabia—each one with a smile on his face.

       
Student Missions Blog

South Africa: Learning to be a 'Jozi'

Student Missions Blog: I am learning to be a Jozi—a common term for residents of Johannesburg, South Africa, or “Joburg” for short. 

       
Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Housing allowance ruling

Tax and legal scholars for decades have noted the unconstitutional character of IRC 107—the ministers’ “parsonage allowance.” If “ministers” think they are being unfairly treated, one reason might be because of their unconstitutional affections for special treatment, such as is provided by IRC 107.

       
Down

Down Home: Angry Birds, spies & my grandson

The government may be using my grandson to spy on me.

       
Right or Wrong? Racism

Right or Wrong? What is racism

What is the definition of “racist,” and what is required for a person to be racist?

       
In Touch

In Touch: Pray 2014 will be a great year

Please join me in praying that 2014 will be a great year for our Baptist General Convention of Texas family.

       
Editorial

Editorial: What city is the most ‘Bible-minded’?

Texas is the buckle of the Bible Belt, right? Heaven help us; we’re more like a belt loop.

       
Student Missions Denton

Denton: Power of prayer and pancakes

Student Missions Blog: On Wednesday of the second week of this semester, the Baptist Student Ministry participated in an event called the “International House of Prayer and Pancakes.”

       
 
 
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