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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.

       
Student Missions Blog

Denton: Lost sheep

Student Missions Blog: Each day I get to be a part of what God is doing among students here at Texas Woman’s University. But when a particular student decided she wanted to come to my office and meet with me, I was in disbelief.

       
Student Missions Blog

Arlington: False gods and idolatry not confined to the past

Student Missions Blog: The idea of people worshipping idols always seemed archaic to me. I thought it doesn’t actually happen anymore.

       
Down Home

Down Home: Catching up to Dr. King’s dream

If growing up in a race-less bubble had been possible during the turbulent 1960s and the uncertain ’70s, my friends and I did it.

       
Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong? Church divisions

“Our church has divided over polity, doctrine and social issues. So far, reconciliation attempts lack any New Testament base, substance or guidelines. How can we move toward a more stable context?”

       
2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: Church shouldn’t be this hard

After 36 years of serving churches as a pastor and consultant, I came to a startling conclusion the other day.

After 36 years of serving churches as a pastor and consultant, I came to a startling conclusion the other day: religion shouldn’t be this hard.

       
Letters: Pastors, preachers & prophets

Letters: Pastors, preachers & prophets

Jerold McBride has accepted the role of being a "21st century prophet” by stepping out of the crowd of modern preachers, and speaking with boldness the true word of God.

       
Editorial

Editorial: Big data, free will & moral responsibility

“Will big data make free will irrelevant?” the headline asked. Of course, I was intrigued.

       
Student Missions Blog

Denton: God moves in lives of student leaders

Student Missions Blog: Many retreats have one person who casts a vision, and too often, few people come on board with this vision. However, this was not one of those retreats.

       
Student Missions Blog

Wales: Counting the cost of obedience

Student Missions Blog: About a month before leaving the United States, I visited my parent’s house for a weekend. That was the first time my mom told me about my dad’s declining physical condition.

       
Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: Standard's 125th anniversay

You have stuck to the truth, rooted historically in your fearless responsibility to abide in the truth of the word of God.

       
2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: No problem too small to give to God

A person of great faith trusts Jesus with life’s smallest details.

       
First Person: John Crowder

First Person: In West, tradition continues as love endures

First Baptist Church in West has made great progress since the fertilizer-plant explosion rocked our community April 17. But the holidays were difficult.

       
Editorial

Editorial: Incarnation, empathy & the failure of sympathy

The Incarnation poses all kinds of questions, two of which are: Why was Jesus’ humanity important? And why did God have to/choose to take on human frailty and finitude?

       
 
 
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