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"Like most Christians, I am stunned to read about the Tempe, Ariz., Baptist pastor who prays for the death of our president."

Quotes in the News

“A lack of respect and civility in our discourse undermines our ability as a nation to solve our problems—and we have quite a lot of them at the moment.” --Richard Stengel

2nd Opinion: Billboard propaganda violates truth

For the next several months, people on the roads of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties in Florida will rumble past billboard ads making false claims and misleading assertions about our country’s history and commitment to religious freedom. One ad even fabricates a comment from the first president of the United States.

IN FOCUS: Is it an institution or a movement?

The fact that half of Texans claim no church affiliation means the health of our churches is not vibrant.

RIGHT or WRONG? Old or New Testament

Do you think we should uphold ethical values and virtues from the Old Testament? If so, how do they relate to the New Testament?

DOWN HOME: Picking right up where we left off

Heidi and David were our first “couple friends.” And their kind, generous, faithful spirits haven’t changed in 30 years.

EDITORIAL: Today is your day for stewardship

Thinking about what stewardship means and how we plan our budgets—as families, as churches and as religious organizations—is good discipline, particularly during periods of economic difficulty.

Learning about Daily Bread

There is a man on our street who sits on the pavement every day. He’s not begging as many people do—just covering himself from the sun, the winds, the outside.

Following a clear calling to Kenya

I am more than two months into my journey in Kenya, and it has been an adventure so far—a rollercoaster of twists and turns. I’ve done evangelism, discipleship, preaching and everything in-between.

International students in Pacific Northwest discover God’s love

My heart was beating fast as I sat on a couch between two girls who had never opened a Bible before.


Cartoon: “It’s his way of instant-messaging.”

IN FOCUS: Significant discussion for Texas’ G-5

The Center for Informed Faith and the Center for Effective Leadership invite you to a conference on theology and leadership at the conclusion of the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Houston, Nov. 17 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Timothy George, David Naugle, David Dykes, George Mason and Chris Seay will be the presenters.

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