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Comment: Time to reflect on women's honored place in the gospel story


Women are honored in the Christmas story and throughout the narratives of Jesus's ministry. But something happened, and the honor Jesus gave women was taken away from them.

Christmas memories

We had a chance to talk with our Bhutanese friend, Dill, the other day about Christmas.

Texas Baptist Forum: Praying over Christmas cards

Last year, when I was about to discard the Christmas cards we received, my wife suggested I keep them and pray each day for a person/family/business who sent a card.

Quotes in the News

“Advent is a season of both preparation and repentance. Christians are not only preparing for the celebration of the birth of a Savior. We are also preparing ourselves to stand before Christ at his second coming with pure hearts, clean minds and blameless spirits.” --Kevin Johnson

2nd Opinion: Christmas, from outside the box

Think back on your most-memorable Christmases. Those memories have little to do with Santa Claus or presents or decorations. When we recall our fondest Christmases, they never came wrapped in paper and tied with a ribbon.

IN FOCUS: Thanks for God’s indescribable gift

It continues to be incomprehensible that God would empty himself by becoming a man and humble himself by death on the cross that we might have life.

Reading the Culture: Authentic joy

“Joy to the world, the Lord has come.” We will sing Isaac Watts’ famous words across this Christmas season, but how many of us will feel what we sing? How can we?

RIGHT or WRONG? Helping world Baptists

Are we so self-centered and content that we can’t provide major assistance to expand the Baptist movement worldwide?

DOWN HOME: Impatience isn’t what it used to be

This year, I’m reconnecting with a personality trait I tried to toss behind in childhood. I’m talking about impatience.

EDITORIAL: ‘I am the Lord’s ..., ready to serve’

This Advent and Christmas season, I noticed that none of the gospel writers clearly identifies Mary’s dad, Jesus’ grandfather.

Opinion: Celebrities and saints

Three Cups of TeaAmericans’ obsession with celebrities seems inexhaustible. But the stories of Greg Mortenson, a mountain climber and nurse, and American journalist David Oliver Relin illustrate the difference between celebrity and saint.

Fishers of Men

We were up and ready about 5:30 a.m.  On our island in the Philippines, the roosters usually start crowing about 4:30, and you can start feeling the humidity at about 5 a.m.

You are loved

The South African winter wind blew gusts of sand in every direction, making the small forms running down the dirt paths toward me hard to see. The sun has just risen covering the village in bright red and gold hues.
 
 
 
 
 
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