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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.”

       
Student Missions Blog

Transformation on a Tyler campus

Student Missions Blog: Serving as a campus missionary has radically transformed my definition of serving “the least of these,” as Jesus commanded.

       
Student Missions Blog

Montana: Getting acquainted, making an impact

Student Missions Blog: Until I started serving in campus ministry here in Butte, Montana, I had lived in Texas all my life. In fact, I had never been outside the state more than about two weeks.

       
2nd Opinion: The tithe bucket

2nd Opinion: The tithe bucket

One pastor's "tithe bucket"—a half-gallon syrup bucket with a slit cut on top—has been in service for more than 80 years.

       
UTA: Am I Cain?

Arlington: Am I Cain?

Student Missions Blog: This semester I have been slowly—very slowly—working my way through Genesis in a study with two friends, Eunmee and Seohee, who are from South Korea.

       
Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Gay marriage & non-Christians

Some say gay marriage will destroy marriage as we know it. The divorce rate among Christians has been doing a good job of destroying it already.

       
Editorial

Editorial: Forget ‘secret code’; turn to clarity

Of course, the Bible contains mystery and intrigue. But it's perfectly clear on what really matters.

       
Student Missions Blog

Africa: God is not limited

Student Missions Blog: About three days into my African expedition, before our trek to South Africa, my teammate and I experienced life in a traditional African village in Botswana.

       
 
 
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