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Guest Editorial: Stop whining, and grow up

Guest Editorial: Stop whining, and grow up

On the whole, things work OK. Why, then, so much whining about things not working?

Texas Baptist Voices

Jeff Johnson: You don’t have to swoop to take a risk for Jesus

I sat on the plane this past week with a retired Army Ranger who is into the sport of swooping. He explained it as “canopy piloting” to the ground as fast as possible.

Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Texas Baptists will get a chance to participate in an epic “What If …?” experience in a few days. What if all of us shared our faith experiences with unbelievers on the same day?

Uganda: Blessed to share the gospel

Uganda: Blessed to share the gospel

Student Missons Blog: This past week I had the privilege of praying with one of the staff members I am working alongside in Uganda through Go Now Missions.

Letters: Refusing to vaccinate ‘unethical & immoral’

Letters: Refusing to vaccinate ‘unethical & immoral’

As a Christian and a lawyer who works with families, I believe it is unethical and immoral to not vaccinate a child as recommended by the medical community.

Student Missions Blog

HPU: Finding beauty in the unexpected

Student Missions Blog: After our last Baptist Student Ministry campout was canceled due to rain and weather problems, we decided to reschedule. I was still worried about attending my first campout, but I felt more prepared this time around.

Student Missions Blog

South Asia: Looking into the faces

Student Missions Blog: The best way I can describe the past month of life here in South Asia would be to point to 2 Peter 3:8-9. God has continued to show me he will fulfill his promise.

HPU: Encounter with God

HPU: Encounter with God

Student Missions Blog: I often fall into the trap of assuming the people I associate with are Christians. They hang out at BSM events. They attend church and hang out with other Christians. So, they must be Christians. 

Letters: Choirs changed, but not gone

Letters: Choirs changed, but not gone

“Downbeat forecast for church choirs” does not represent Baptist churches at all, so I do not know why this was even printed in the Baptist Standard.

Texas Baptist Voices

Jeff Johnson: Making history, celebrating a centennial

My oldies radio station was blaring “In the Year 2525, if man is still alive ….” This 1969 classic broadcasts disturbing predictions for each selected year.

Right or Wrong? Vaccinations

Right or Wrong? Child vaccinations

I recently delivered my first child, and I’m perplexed about vaccinations. Some people would consider me a bad mother for immunizing my child, while others would say I’m a bad mom for not immunizing my child. Help me weigh my options.

Down Home: Climbing back up to zero

Down Home: Climbing back up to zero

I thought I’d had “such an exasperating week” until I realized I sounded about as silly as Marianne Gordon’s old skit on Hee Haw.

2nd Opinion: The worst of times. Really?

2nd Opinion: The worst of times. Really?

Despite reports of the demise of church attendance and giving, there has never been a better time to be a church on a mission. Here’s why.

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