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whited sepulchres

2nd Opinion: Beware whitewashing

Before fighting the culture wars, the church needs to focus on an inward change of the heart, starting with ourselves.

       
Dogfood Bowl

Down Home: It’s a dog’s life

Curiosity got the better of me, and I finally succumbed to temptation.

       
drought meter

Right or Wrong? Preparing for drought

Why don’t Christians, and especially pastors, talk more about a strategy for dealing with the obvious water shortage in large portions of Texas and other states?

       
In Touch

In Touch: Duncanville, Garland, Dallas & Weatherford

Let me begin by commending the cooperative spirit of the folks at First Baptist Church in Duncanville, where Keith Brister has been serving faithfully as pastor 17 years.

       
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Editorial: Give life your best

My best pinstriped suit reminded me to live a consistent Christian life.

       
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South Asia: Gifted with pain

Pain is a gift, if it allows us to see a fallen world as Christ sees it.

       
Right or Wrong women in ministry

Right or Wrong? Women's ministry

I hear the phrases “women’s ministry” and “women in ministry” used interchangeably. Do these phrases mean the same thing? 

       
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Down Home: ‘Laughter is the best medicine’? Not necessarily

The people who love you the most can hurt you almost the worst. Take my wife. Please.

       
2nd Opinion Biodiversity

2nd Opinion: Divine lessons from biodiversity

What biology reveals about God’s creation in terms of biodiversity provides Christians with an undeniable picture of the complexity and enormous number of species of creatures big and small that inhabit Earth with us.

       
Suzii Paynter

Editorial: Paynter’s election splendid news from CBF

How is Suzii Paynter’s selection to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship great news? Editor Marv Knox counts the ways.

       
Texas Baptist Forum Guns abortion

Letters: Problem is abortion, not guns

Guns are not the problem in America. People who are full of demons kill the innocent. Our larger problem of killing the innocent is abortion.

       
In Touch

In Touch: Waco, Muleshoe, Beaumont, Marshall & Burnet

Let me encourage you to check out the plans for Go Now Discovery Weekend, Feb. 15-17. This is when the Baptist Student Ministries missionaries for 2013 will be selected. Let’s pray for God’s hand in this whole process.

       

Jamaica: Let God into the workforce

This was my first mission trip. I accepted Christ only about a year ago. God did miraculous things to provide the funding for this trip, so I knew God wanted me there for some reason. I just wasn't sure why.

       

Jamaica: Not judge by outward appearance

I was going into Jamaica thinking I would be able to love on all the cute little kids and everyone else in the community.

       

East Asia: Unfinished business

I have a friend I’ve been talking to all semester. He is a really nice guy, always very polite. I have spent a lot of this semester talking to him about the gospel and sometimes just talking to him about life.

       
 
 
 
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