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Love flows in a Guatemalan orphanage

We spent a week in Zacapa, Guatemala, working in the orphanage there. I have thoroughly enjoyed speaking truth into these kids lives—by telling them they are loved by us and more importantly by God, by encouraging them to dream and study and play and live.

New Students on Mission feature!

Watch this spot for our newest feature, Students on Mission Blog. The student missionaries are on the field now, and we will start posting their blog entries this week.

Nigeria: The Problem of Religious Strife in Africa’s Largest Nation

In a commentary from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Center for Religious Liberty, Associate Director J. David Holcomb notes that the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has named Nigeria as a “countries of particular concern” in the area of religious rights for the first time.

Cartoon: Spiritual bailout

Cartoon: “God’s forgiveness of sins ... is that like a spiritual bailout program?”

2nd Opinion: Survey’s implications for education

The new American Religious Identification Survey, sponsored by Trinity College, reveals interesting facts that could impact religiously affiliated American universities, including Baptist schools, in coming years.

IN FOCUS: So, just what exactly is the BGCT?

What exactly is the Baptist General Convention of Texas? That is a question I have been asked several times since coming to work for the convention six months ago.

Texas Baptist Forum: Americans & torture

Please review what you think consists of torture. Why does discomfort conform to torture?

Quotes in the news: Gay marriage

"The issue of gay marriage and the arguments for it are surprising when you first hear them."

RIGHT or WRONG: The 'Baptist' name

Why should we keep using the name “Baptist” since it is so divisive and detrimental to the cause of Christ?

DOWN HOME: No link between eyes & hands

Marv confesses he has no eye-hand coordination.

EDITORIAL: Bloggers should check their ‘facts’

Here’s a conundrum for you: How can bloggers keep on blogging if they’re unable to dial a telephone?

Cartoon: "I twitter"

Cartoon: "I twitter"

2nd Opinion: Handicapping the religious players

James A. Rudin, the American Jewish Committee’s senior interreligious adviser, evaluates the current strengths and weaknesses of America's various religious "teams."

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