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Editorial: We must do something about gun violence in America

Editorial: We must do something about gun violence in America

How can people claim to be pro-life and still refuse to do something—anything—to turn the tide of gun violence in America?

       
Letters: Another lesson from Cosby

Letters: Another lesson from Cosby

Another thing we learned from The Cosby Show was, “Blacks are people, too.”

       
2nd Opinion: Church ministry is like growing potatoes on Mars

2nd Opinion: Church ministry is like growing potatoes on Mars

During a conversation about the changes and challenges of church work, Bill Wilson, director of the Center for Healthy Churches, made a comment that summarized thoughts simmering in my mind. He said, “Ministry in the 21st century is like growing potatoes on Mars.”

       
Guest editorial: ‘Anything less than God’s vision is inadequate’

Guest editorial: ‘Anything less than God’s vision is inadequate’

Seeing Jesus is a powerful image in the New Testament. But for up to 80 percent of all congregations, God’s vision eludes them.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: For your children’s sake, strive to meet God’s expectations

As a father of five children, I know a lot about expectations. From the moment they were born, I had high expectations for them.

       
Several colleges—including Baylor, Southwestern, Illinois and Missouri—claim to have hosted the first homecoming celebration. Of course, Texas Baptists favor the Baylor declaration.

Kathy Hillman: Homecoming and coming home

Several colleges—including Baylor, Southwestern, Illinois and Missouri—claim to have hosted the first homecoming celebration. Of course, Texas Baptists favor the Baylor declaration.

       
Student Missions Blog

Rio Grande Valley: Let God do the talking

Student Missions Blog: Every Wednesday presents an emotional challenge for me. I lead a Bible study followed by a couple of discipleship sessions, and then I help out at my local church with the youth.

       

Letters: Wild game could help alleviate hunger

It saddens me when I read articles like “National Commission on Hunger heard directly from hungry people.”

       
Editorial: Rethinking what we learned from Bill Cosby

Editorial: Rethinking what we learned from Bill Cosby

Lately, I’ve had to revisit the lessons Bill Cosby’s TV persona, Heathcliff Huxtable, taught me about being a dad. How do we weigh their value in light of the obscenity of Cosby’s apparent abuses?

       
El Paso: Moving toward a culture that encourages evangelism

El Paso: Moving toward a culture that encourages evangelism

Student Missions Blog: Recently, I have been excited to see how some of the culture at our Baptist Student Ministry has shifted towards evangelism.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: 'And they lived happily ever after…'

Advising college students allows glimpses into their romances. Elaborate marriage proposals are trending.

       
Down Home: Give God room to work, even on the patio

Down Home: Give God room to work, even on the patio

“You know, you could just take ’em down,” Joanna told me, demonstrating yet again my wife is both smarter and more practical than I.

       
Right or Wrong? Irrelevant outreach

Right or Wrong? Irrelevant outreach

When we discuss outreach, we describe why people have marginal connection to our church. But we almost never talk about issues common to all people, much less what to do about them. Does our approach diminish the gospel?

       
 
 

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