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Colorado: The gift of servanthood

Not long ago, my partner, Gabby, and I grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for more than 130 people for Pursuit Church in Fort Collins, Colo., after Sunday worship
       

Philadelphia: Eight stops for Jesus

Ever feel like the best place to share the gospel might just be while you’re in transit, on your way to share it somewhere else?
       

Opinion: A 25-year absentee visits the SBC


Recently, I attended the Southern Baptist Convention Pastor's Conference and SBC annual meeting in New Orleans—for the first time in 25 years. It felt like the aliens had landed.
       

Love as God loves

When we pulled up to the orphanage and got out of the car, I almost started crying.

 

       

Found faithful

By definition, “faithful” means loyal, constant, and steadfast. To be honest, there most definitely have been times in my life where I would not use those words to describe myself.  But I’m learning.
       

Genuine trumps polite

I have been incredibly humbled to be in this great city of Philadelphia. I came into this ready to be shut down, intimidated and in fear of the people. Making assumptions is never a positive start, and I learned the error of my ways pretty soon.
       

Culture shock in Cuba

The humid warm weather, palm trees and dark red dirt captured my attention as we left the airport upon our arrival in Havava.
       

Making friends in Thailand

My first time in a Thai church made a deep impression on me.
       

God still moves

It’s a joy to be able to take a group of girls from Texas Baptist Children’s Home to camp at Glorieta, N.M.
       

Ministering to deaf refugees

I never thought God would use my American Sign Language skills in a summer missions experience with refugees in Fort Worth, but the Lord has a way of bringing things together.

       

Texas Baptist Forum

God instituted marriage and family. One man; one woman.
       

Quotes in the News

"Any time there is pride, whether it is spiritual pride or intellectual pride or theological pride, it is always a sin. An attitude of superiority with those who may disagree with the finer aspects of theological beliefs is never going to build up the Church of Jesus Christ." --Bryant Wright
       

2nd Opinion: A new way of being Christian

Two-thirds of Americans believe we have a major problem with civility. More than seven in 10 agree social behaviors are ruder than before.
       

IN TOUCH: Visiting a trio of conventions

A tour to the Southern Baptist, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Hispanic conventions in June blessed us in many ways.
       

Reading the Culture: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 50 years later

At the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, scholars re-emphasize that leaders need time to make the best decisions.
       
 
 
 
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