Jack Bodenhamer: Seeking God’s will on earth as it is in heaven

This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Jack Bodenhamer, pastor of First Baptist Church in Elm Mott.


Affirmation for Trump, condemnation of Obama

Letters this week respond to editorials about the new Trump administration and an essay praising the outgoing Obama administration.

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Voices: A border that perpetuates suffering is not worth defending

If we must fear, let it be fear of betraying our Lord and being found wanting in the last days, not fear of refugees and other immigrants who wish to join us.

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Voices: Everything is a Bible issue: A response to Franklin Graham

“America first” is not a concept found in the Bible. “Christ first” is what Scripture teaches us to base all our decisions on.

East Asia: Dangerous truth

East Asia: Dangerous truth

Student Missions Blog: "Seeking truth is dangerous." My friend is right. Truth is dangerous. Yet it is truth alone that frees us.

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Editorial: Pray for the president—and act

Christians should pray for President Trump, but they also should give feet to those prayers by concrete actions, Editor Marv Knox urges.

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Voices: A farewell letter to President Barack Obama

Dante Wright, pastor of the Pinnacle of Praise in Round Rock, pens a farewell letter to President Obama.


Voices: Pastors, stop texting church members

When it comes to ministry, the higher the tech, the lower the touch, Houston pastor Steve Bezner explains.

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Voices: Why I still call myself an evangelical

Despite recent trends that cast “evangelical” as a political label, columnist Jake Raabe intends to continue to identify himself that way—for historical and theological reasons.


2nd Opinion: Hail to the ‘Donald’ in all of us

The United States’ new president has a lot in common with all of us—including the need for prayer, contributor Marcia Davis suggests.


Featherstone: Equipping others to spread the gospel & make an impact

This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Allen Featherstone, youth pastor at First Baptist Church in Covington.


Readers offer their takes on Trump, recent editorial

Letters this week respond to last week’s editorial, “Practicing faith in the Age of Trump,” as well as a previous letter about President Trump.

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Reeves: Never retire from serving God

When you follow God wholeheartedly, you’ll never retire from serving him.


To-do list for evangelicals under President Trump

Under President Donald Trump, evangelicals and other Christians should be vigilant to champion the values that flow from the teachings of Jesus. Here are five important topics to monitor and contend with throughout the next four years.


East Asia: Change in direction

Student Missions blog: I had no idea my whole life was going to change over Christmas break. I fell in love with the gospel all over again. I fell in love with showing the love of Jesus to the least of these.

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