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.

Texas Baptist Forum

We would like to thank Texas Baptists for sending students to be involved this summer through Nehemiah Teams.

Quotes in the News

“Our finest Baptist universities were founded by more progressive Baptists, who believed that religion and ignorance were a dangerous combination, and who therefore advocated for places where students would grow both spiritually and intellectually as they learned to pursue discovery, solve problems and think for themselves.”-- Bill Underwood

RIGHT or WRONG? Giving guidance

“How can I give ethical guidance as ethically as possible?”
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