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God with us

My teammates and I worked for a week with a church planter at a PowerPlant sports camp—a ministry designed to engage students in church planting and evangelism.
       

Comment: Just like corporate America

The administration of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary notified all retirees their health insurance would be cancelled on July 31. “Shocking” is not too strong a word to describe the impact this action has had on the Seniors of Southwestern.
       

Not just one type

It's a blessing to see two churches in the same town reaching two drastically different groups of people.

 

       

Let it rain

As sure as the rain falls, God is at work here in Venezuela—even when I cannot see it.
       

Why is change so difficult?

Change is difficult for people in most walks of life as well as for companies, governments and organizations such as nonprofits and churches.
       

Opening up on open-mic night

I continued to pray God would allow me to meet one person that I could invest in while I am in Colorado. Sometimes, it seems to take forever for that kind of prayer to be answered as I wait on God’s perfect timing. But this time, he answered my prayer that very night.
       

Reading the Culture: Except when Thomas Jefferson dined alone

Reflections on Thomas Jefferson and the importance of maintaining a free church in a free state.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Early retirement

Shouldn’t people consider more than money when they think about retiring?
       

OPINION: Baptists shouldn’t take religious freedom for granted

If we fail to exercise our freedom responsibly or lose sight of the importance of having a government that is neutral toward religion, we can hardly claim the mantle of those Baptist heroes whose stories we love to tell.
       

IN FOCUS: Is this a post-denominational world?

We live in an increasingly secular world. Yet observing God at work in new and meaningful ways among our family reminds us we face unprecedented opportunities.
       

Texas Baptist Forum

"The BP Gulf oil spill was unintentional, but it was not an accident."
       

Quotes in the News

“‘Testimony envy’ may be part of any community, but we evangelicals seem to have a particular bent toward narrative one-upmanship.” --Christianity Today.
       

DOWN HOME: Loving each minute of tying the knot

I’m known as the sentimental, sappy daddy. Shoot, I cry during Hallmark commercials, so presiding at my daughters’ weddings has been a daunting endeavor.
       

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