2nd Opinion: Make the most of life -- forever

Steve Jobs never placed his faith in Jesus Christ, but we still can learn from his life and death.


Cartoon: "Now, quit sinning and get these last two outs."

IN FOCUS: Read, memorize & share 'the book'

The China Bible exhibit --a presentation of historic Bibles and artifacts-- will be on display Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 at Northwest Bible Church in Dallas.

Texas Baptist Forum: Christian Zionism

If "Professors denounce 'Christian Zionism'" (Sept. 12) represents the direction of the Baptist faith, I will worship at another Christian church.

Quotes in the News

"I believe God does bless a nation that honors him and his word, and he rejects a nation that dishonors him and his word. So, as a private citizen and as an American, I felt like I ought to use personally whatever influence I might have to try to elect a godly leader and place him in the White House." --Robert Jeffress

Right or Wrong? Relationship with a departing pastor

Our minister's last Sunday in the pulpit is coming soon. We have had a wonderful relationship. How should our church and our current minister relate during the interim and after we call a new pastor?

DOWN HOME: Feel safe in church? Just call me Barney

On our church's Deacon Welcome Team, I feel sort of like Barney Fife.

EDITORIAL: Stoke the flame of the BGCT's torch

People attend the annual meeting because they care about the BGCT; they'll return when and if they start caring again.

Step of faith

Recently, I was able to witness three people take the next and biggest step in faith—being baptized. This is a big step for all followers of Jesus Christ, but in the United States, we don’t always recognize what a big step it is and what it represents.

Texas Baptist Forum

Those of us who love and know Glorieta should be praying for it now...

Quotes in the News

"If you respect that vow, you say, 'til death do us part.' This is a kind of death." --Pat Robertson

2nd Opinion: A pastor by any other name ..

Two trends -- an increasing shortage of ministers and the plethora of new titles church pastors prefer to identify their role--may be related, according to ethicist Joe Trull.


Cartoon: "Is it possible to dedicate and excommunicate a child in the same service?"

In Focus: Religious liberty a cherished freedom

Baptists are not interested in religious liberty only for Christians but for the freedom to exercise religion for all people.

Reading the Culture: After 9/11, why intervention is not enough

On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we were flooded with images, interviews and retrospectives on the worst terrorist attack in American history. The good news is that our Father still sits on the throne of the universe.

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