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Editorial: How do we balance

Editorial: How do we balance religious liberty and rule of law?

If you could collect a dime every time U.S. media mention “religious liberty” between now and Election Day 2016, you could fund your own Super-PAC—or maybe even bankroll your own run for the White House.

       
Tarleton State: Freshman introduced to Jesus

Tarleton State: Freshman introduced to Jesus

Student Missions Blog: “Do you have to have a Bible to be here?” she asked. It was obvious this was not somebody who had spent much time in church.

       
Asia: Ghost holiday

Asia: Ghost holiday and a burden for the lost

Student Missions Blog: As we walked outside to get our scooters to leave our supervisor’s apartment, our supervisor rushed out to show us something. We had heard firecrackers go off all night, and he pointed out why: Ghost holiday.

       
Rio Grande Valley

Rio Grande Valley: Welcome to campus

Student Missions Blog: The school year finally has begun at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The staff from the Baptist Student Ministry had been preparing since the first week of August, and we finally opened the doors of our building to welcome students.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Mary, Lottie, Annie, BGCT and Baptist-ese

Do you speak Baptist-ese? More specifically, do you understand Texas Baptist-ese? My family has spoken it for generations, so I learned the language along with English.

       
2nd Opinion: The Bible ties freedom to debt relief; Americans should too

2nd Opinion: The Bible ties freedom to debt relief; we should too

Few visitors to Philadelphia’s famous Liberty Bell know the inscription “Proclaim liberty throughout the land and unto all the inhabitants thereof” is a reference to God’s instructions for a “jubilee,” in which he commanded the Israelites to free their slaves and return property to its original owner every 50 years.

       
Editorial: Survey documents pastors’ tough job; take care of them

Editorial: Survey documents pastors’ tough job; take care of them

Although pastors have a tough job, they’re resilient and almost universally shake off pressure so they can continue serving their congregations.

       
Student Missions Blog

Vancouver: It’s not all about me

Student Missions Blog: In the months leading up to my departure for missions service in Vancouver, Canada, I was reminded constantly of the “great sacrifice” I am making. But I’m not the only person making sacrifices.

       
Student Missions Blog

Reflecting on lessons learned in Portland

Student Missions Blog: This past summer in Portland was long, and it was hard, but it was so good.

       
Letters: ID laws target voter suppression

Letters: ID laws target voter suppression

The new ID laws never were about fraud and all about keeping certain citizens from voting, as the Supreme Court has now ruled.

       
Right or Wrong? Hostile communication

Right or Wrong? Hostile communications

No matter the topic, only the shrillest, most extreme voices seem to be heard. How can we find common ground for reasonable, reconciling conversations, especially in our congregations?

       
Down Home: Gratitude, respect—and prayer—for Jimmy Carter

Down Home: Gratitude, respect—and prayer—for Jimmy Carter

If Americans chiseled a Mount Rushmore to honor their greatest ex-presidents, surely Jimmy Carter’s face would dominate the panorama.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Remain faithful to calling, wherever God calls

I recently had the honor of assisting Fairy Baptist Church in celebrating its 50th anniversary of service by Pastor Bob Ray and his wife, Rosalind. As you may have guessed, Bob and Rosalind are also my parents.

       
 
 
 
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