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2nd Opinion: Imagine a bucket list for believers

The book 99 Things to Do Between Here and Heaven offers a bucket list of inspirational and life-affirming things to do for believers.
       

IN FOCUS: Step up to provide hope for Haiti

These past weeks have been heart-wrenching as we have watched the events of the unprecedented tragedy in Haiti unfold.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Racism against Native American

As I’ve come to know Native Americans across my state, I’ve realized they suffer from racism that is as extreme as any I know. How can this be addressed?
       

DOWN HOME: The dad can only do part of the job

The problem with a daughter asking her dad to perform her wedding is figuring out who the excited couple will see for marriage counseling.
       

EDITORIAL: Unmistakable mark of character

Forgiveness just might be the most difficult spiritual practice commanded by Scripture.
       

Lessons learned from a visit to a retirement center

Here I was, my 21 years of age against her 95, and I suddenly got the feeling that maybe I didn’t know as much as I thought I did after all.
       

Opinion: Don't call it an affair. Call it abuse of power

The murder trial of former pastor Matt Baker in Waco, Texas, last week was mesmerizing for many reasons. It involved sex, lies, premeditated murder, pornography and a clergy member. It should have been a work of fiction; it should never have happened in real life.
       

Stories of grace inspire trust in Jesus

BaptismPurchase an inexpensive, used hot tub from Craig’s list, find a way to transport it into a building, put a tarp inside it, patiently fill it up with lukewarm water from a hose, drape black bedsheets around it and it becomes something beautiful — a portable baptistry.
       

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What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate ...
       

Quotes in the News

“Christianity is a religion for sinners. It doesn’t encourage you to sin; it encourages you not to. But it provides a way of forgiveness and redemption. That’s what Tiger Woods, like many sinners, needs.” --Brit Hume
       

Texas Baptist Forum

Do we need a debate on whether Muslims should serve in the U.S. armed forces?
       

2nd Opinion: Finding a 3rd—Baptist—way ahead

I believe there is a path ahead for us that can learn from both Canterbury and Azusa Street but that reflects our own indigenous, organic history. It is a path that can mean a vibrant future for Baptists.
       

IN FOCUS: Are you ready for Resurrection Sunday?

These final few weeks of Texas Hope 2010 are the most important part of the mission. We should give it our best effort.
       

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