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Student Missions Blog

UTD: If you feed them, they will come

Student Missions Blog: Two rooms, 27 tables, 162 chairs, one hour, and one gospel message: all the ingredients to a free lunch on campus at the University of Texas at Dallas.

       
Down Home: The passing of old friends

Down Home: The passing of old friends

I lost two old friends this winter. Not long ago, I took them to church on Sunday morning. And then I never saw them again.

       
Right or Wrong? Younger leaders

Right or Wrong? Younger leaders

Our pastor says he wants to find and educate “spiritual leaders” in our church, and he’s focusing on members who are middle aged and older. Shouldn’t we consider younger members?

       
2nd Opinion: Executions are down; abolition may not be far behind

2nd Opinion: Executions are down; abolition may not be far behind

More Christians are troubled that 85 percent of executions take place in the Bible Belt. A 2014 poll showed millennial Christians are overwhelmingly against the death penalty, and only 5 percent of Americans think Jesus would favor it.

       
Editorial: Now is the time to begin preparing for Easter

Editorial: Now is the time to begin preparing for Easter

Lent is a time for prayer and reflection, consecration and repentance, preparation and renewal. The discipline of setting aside about six weeks to prepare for Easter will do your spirit, and probably your body, good.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Poster board, popcorn and public school

When I was elected president of Texas Baptists, notes from friends evoked special memories. One came as a precious surprise. My thoughts turned back the years to a group I taught in Girls in Action.

       
ETBU: Students experience spiritual renewal

ETBU: Students experience spiritual renewal

Student Missions Blog: Every year during the spring, the spiritual development office promotes Spiritual Renewal Week. We give students an opportunity to know Jesus more personally.

       
Letters: Understanding horse racing

Letters: Understanding horse racing

I truly do not understand those who oppose helping Texas horse racing by allowing slot machines and advance deposit wagering.

       
Student Missions Blog

Thailand: Something beautiful into something tawdry

Student Missions Blog: We have learned a lot more about the sex industry here in Thailand. Trafficking is a huge business here, more than most people would like to realize.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Covered with love

Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas covers our state and beyond with love. Since 1880, members have shared Christ through action. Because of that love, the organization chose February and Valentine’s Day to focus on WMU.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: A visit to Chalk Bluff in Waco

I spent a recent Sunday morning at Chalk Bluff Baptist Church in Waco. I was thoroughly blessed by my time in this wonderful, healthy church.

       
2nd Opinion: What pastors value in lay leaders

2nd Opinion: What pastors value in lay leaders

Here’s one pastor who is full of gratitude for the many lay leaders who make the church run. Thank you for the gifts and graces you bring to Christ’s church.

       
Letters: Hold high believers’ baptism

Letters: Hold high believers’ baptism

I hate be a wet blanket, but quite honestly, many a “Baptist church member” has listened and digested the statement, “You don’t have to be baptized to be saved.” translating to “I don’t have to go to church to be in fellowship with other believers.”

       
 
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