Sharel Gaskey

London: Prayer with homeless immigrants

Students On Mission Blog: I never thought God would challenge me as I walked the streets of London alone taking photos of artwork that covered the walls.


Letters: Americans' spirits overlooked

(Updated) What connection do our body, soul and spirit have to each other? A person is the only living creature that was given all three.

press freedom

Editorial: Extortion is not Christ-like

I appreciate letters to the editor and constructive criticism. Threats are another thing altogether.

Texas Baptist Forum

Letters: MLK and voter ID

I pastor a church that has become increasingly ethnically diverse over the years. I have also been a careful student of not only the “I Have a Dream” speech of Martin Luther King, but also many of his other sermons.

2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: In worship, you can’t please everyone

I am convinced those who lead in music and worship ministry are the recipients of an obscene amount of vitriol, anger, criticism and unreasonable expectations. Healthy churches can do better.

Down Home

Down Home: Smudges or symbols of love?

The screen on my laptop is a smudgy mess. And I don’t intend to clean it up.

Right or Wrong?

Right or Wrong: Suffering builds character

What is the relationship between character development and chronic illness?

In Touch

In Touch: Thanks for funding summer missionaries

I want to thank those of you who helped financially and spiritually support the work of our Baptist Student Ministries summer missionaries.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Editorial: King’s dream, our dream, still deferred

Fifty years ago this week, a black pastor from the South stood in front of the Lincoln Memorial and delivered the gold standard of social and political oratory.

Christian Life Commission

Letters: Preserve the CLC

(UPDATED) I would like to affirm your editorial, which calls to our attention the vital function of the Christian Life Commission.

2nd Opinion

2nd Opinion: Things journalism taught me about preaching

How journalism class made me a better preacher.

Christian Life Commission

Editorial: CLC deserves protection

Texas Baptists should support steps to secure one of our most valuable ministries—the Christian Life Commission.

African American Fellowship

Launching into the void

Most Star Trek stories depict the adventures of humans and aliens who serve in Starfleet, the space-borne humanitarian and peacekeeping armada of the United Federation of Planets.

Down Home

Down Home: In the heat, without power

Somewhere down the street, a squirrel got fried. That’s our theory, at least. Fuzzy rodents and electrical transformers don’t mix.

Watching our tongues

Right or Wrong? Watching our tongues

What are the biblical guidelines for watching our tongues? And how can we balance Christ-like behavior and free speech?

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