From Kenya: The tale of a turban

We were out one day evangelizing in one of the neighboring slums when I come across a group of guys wearing turbans. Through a translator, I started sharing the gospel with them.

Contagious evangelism in New York

I was leading a team in New York City for an urban missions experience led by the Gallery Church.  We set out for Riverside Park on the west side of the city with 25 white helium balloons and a disposable camera.

Learning lessons at a children's home

Throughout my experiences so far this summer, I feel like God has been teaching me about my own arrogance. I’ve had the mindset that I’m sacrificing my summer to help God fulfill what he desires for the youth at the children’s home. However, the truth is that God doesn't need me at all.

Sharing the gospel door-to-door in Kenya

globeWe walked with Shadrach into the most distant areas of Karanji, and the Spirit directed us to stop at a particular compound. We went in and began knocking on doors.

A lesson about love on the streets of Vancouver

globeMy partner and I had dinner with a big mission group from California who were here in Vancouver for a week to help out with some kind of ministry to kids. They were a great group of brothers and sisters in Christ, and I really enjoyed their company. That night after we finished our meal and headed outside, I had an opportunity to show love.


“Because of the drought, we recommend placing an extra brick in the baptistry and only baptize on odd-numbered Sundays.”

2nd Opinion: Ready or not, change is coming

Change means different things to different people. And change is a part of life.

IN FOCUS: Texas Baptists & sexual ethics

Recently, the issue of homosexuality has reappeared, and questions are asked about the position of the Baptist General Convention of Texas related to this issue.

Texas Baptist Forum

"Broadway’s decision to not publish homosexual couples’ pictures does not make up for its failure to address homosexuality as an enslavement from which people need to be freed."

Quotes in the News

“But for a deep-seated belief in God and firearms, this country would not be here today.” -- Ken Pagano

RIGHT or WRONG? The 'call of God'

How do we present the mandate to hear and follow the call of God, particularly to young Christians?

DOWN HOME: Everybody here just lost a friend

Joanna called with the news that our friend David Pearson died early this morning. David made our church, First Baptist in Lewisville, so much more like Jesus intended it to be.

EDITORIAL: It’s time to talk about homosexuality

Baptists and other Christians must determine how to respond redemptively to homosexual church members. But first, we have to talk about it.

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