2nd Opinion: Make Texas children’s health and food security a priority

By not only improving access to good food, but also educating people about healthy habits, Texas’ food banks hope to reverse the trend of childhood health problems.


Editorial: Lessons we can learn from Saint Teresa

Baptists don’t venerate saints, but we can admire Saint Teresa and learn from her faithfulness.


Small churches build up the kindgom of God

Pastors serving on the small-church mission field: You are not alone, and you are not small in the eyes of our Lord. You are doing great things that are making a great impact to the furthering the kingdom of God.


Letter: ‘New’ argument for young-Earth origin theory

The latest letter challenges a recent column that opposed the young-Earth theory of our planet's origins.


Texas Baptist Voices: God remains close to those searching for home

It is in wandering that the people of God became the people of God, and it is all those seeking a new home whom the people of God must reach out to today.


Guest editorial: Reject fear, despair to confront climate crisis with faith

People of faith ought to be the first to confront global warming and to throw themselves into building the kind of climate movement we need—a movement built not on the fear of pain, privation or death, but on a fierce love of life.


Joseph Parker: Leading urban ministry in a complex setting

This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers highlights Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin.


BGCT president: Revival!

We need to get back to using the term “revival.” We need that new life, that new breath and that new passion that only God can give. God knows we need to be revived.


2nd Opinion: Why you should not vote in this presidential election

It is a sad day to feel you must hold your nose when voting for president. ... Perhaps it’s time to start an “I’m not voting” campaign as a way of demanding the system be repaired.

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Editorial: Don’t waste your citizenship—vote

Voting is a civic and Christian duty. Editor Marv Knox talks about the reasons why Texans should vote, even when they think they know who’s going to win.


Kyndall Rae Rothaus: Called to ministry to help make faith accessible

This week, our profile of a Texas Baptist minister features Kyndall Rae Rothaus, pastor of Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco.

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Voices: Taking back our selves from our soul-stealing (de)vices

If phone screens and computer terminals are negatively affecting our God-given ability and call to connect with other human beings in a God-honoring way, then we need to unplug, Pastor Eric Black says in "Texas Baptist Voices."

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2nd Opinion: Explaining our leadership failure—career vs. vocation

America is facing a crisis of leadership because thousands of good people in public service have lost their vocation and replaced it with a career, observes columnist David Brooks. (New York Times)

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Guest editorial: 5 reasons Noah's flood doesn't explain a young Earth

Religion/philosophy professor Hal Ostrander offers five reasons why the young-Earth theory of creation is not plausible.

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BGCT president: San Marcos Baptist Academy, South Texas School of Christian Studies

This week, BGCT President René Maciel discusses two Texas Baptist schools—San Marcos Baptist Academy and the South Texas School of Christian Studies.

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