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Canada: A prayer from the heart

Student Missions Blog: I have been learning a lot recently about prayer. It seems the majority of my time here has pointed back to my prayer life—or rather, a lack of one.

       
Letters: Resettle Syrians in Middle East

Letters: Resettle Syrians in Middle East

Updated: The statement that Syrians are scrutinized/vetted for 18 months to two years is totally useless when you realize there is no dependable database/source from Syria for checking them.

       
2nd Opinion: This Thanksgiving, take nothing for granted

2nd Opinion: This Thanksgiving, take nothing for granted

Look around the room during your Thanksgiving feast. Whose hand do you need to hold tightly during the blessing? Whose chair could be empty next year?

       
Down Home: Thank God for things I took for granted

Down Home: Thank God for things I took for granted

This Thanksgiving, I'm grateful for stuff I normally take for granted, like my laptop.

       
Right or Wrong? Positive thinking

Right or Wrong? Optimism

In Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation, Gabriele Oettigen claims that while optimism is important for imagining goals, it can be crippling when people try to reach them.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

René Maciel: I am thankful!

I am thankful for this wonderful opportunity to serve Texas Baptists as convention president. I am both honored and humbled to be the third Hispanic leader to serve in this capacity.

       
Student Missions Blog

Wales: A fish out of water

Student Missions Blog: I’ve found myself in a culture made up of people I don’t know and who do no not know me. I’ve left the familiarity of my home in Texas, and I live in a city far-removed from my comfort zone.

       
Editorial: Seeking sense in a season of fear

Editorial: Seeking sense in a season of fear

Nothing is scarier than the prospect that any of the current U.S. presidential candidates actually will become "leader of the free world.”

       
Guest Editorial: 10 reasons to ignore all those governors

Guest Editorial: 10 reasons to ignore all those governors

Fear-mongering may lead to more votes, but fear itself leads to bad policy. These responses simply are an irrational reaction to the repulsion we all felt for the terrorist attacks in Paris. We are called to “be not afraid.”

       
Student Missions Blog

Wales: When “enough” isn’t enough

Student Missions Blog: The word “enough” has been on my mind recently. It’s a burdening word here in Wales. People are plagued with an endless pursuit of this foreign, elusive goal.

       
Student Missions Blog

Rio Grande Valley: God’s word never returns void

Student Missions Blog: The Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley held its fall retreat at South Padre Island. It provided students a weekend to get away from school and enjoy fellowship.

       
Letters: Texas needs a healthy BGCT

Letters: Texas needs a healthy BGCT

Updated: Regarding your editorial about the future of the BGCT:  Well said, my friend.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Bivocational pastors deserve to be called ‘fishermen’

I can see why Jesus called fisherman to follow him. Jesus needed hard workers who could multitask and get the job done.

       
 
 

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