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BGCT president: Baylor Scott & White Health

This week, BGCT President René Maciel discusses Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas.

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2nd Opinion: Our best chance for healing and moving forward

As we look past this presidential election, let’s figure out how we find common ground to establish a foundation for empathy and cooperation.


Voices: How to apologize

I want to teach my sons not to rape and to teach my daughters that no one has a right to use or abuse them. And I want your sons and daughters to learn the same thing. I want every child—boy or girl—to be safe from sexual exploitation.

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Voices: Reclaiming the Baptist distinctive of religious liberty

Seeking to maintain and protect religious liberty has the potential to unify Baptists in a context in which we are increasingly becoming divided

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Voices: No room for political fear

Our hope in Christ is that this world—no matter who wins our presidential election—is heading for redemption and renewal.

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Voices: The revelatory election for U.S. churches

We sit weeks away from a long electoral season finally ending, and by God’s grace, the church has been shown to be weaker than it thought and more divided than it imagined.

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Stacy Conner: Seeing gospel transformation in people’s lives

This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Stacy Conner, pastor of First Baptist Church in Muleshoe. To suggest a Baptist General Convention of Texas-affiliated minister to be featured in this column or to apply to be featured, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


2nd Opinion: On the erosion of our national character

We need a renewal of moral seriousness in this country. We need to retrieve religious and moral resources easily available to us for the cultivation of character.

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Editorial: How do evangelicals enable ‘locker room talk’ about women?

When even the church treats women as objects, then precious few voices remain to champion the intrinsic value of all women.


Voices: Lord, make our world safe for women

For the sake of every human being on the planet, we must speak out and work to transform a culture that normalizes the assault and objectification of women.

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BGCT president: A new journey

Baptist University of the Américas, within the context of its Hispanic heritage, will be the standard for educating all students for Christian ministry and missions to change our world.


Pray for those who are lost and dying in their sins

Pray boldly with confidence for those who are dying in their sins to find salvation in Jesus Christ.

Tarleton State University: Partnership means giving and receiving

Tarleton State University: Partnership means giving and receiving

A trip to the Pacific Northwest last year sparked an ongoing partnership between the Baptist Student Ministry at Tarleton State University and Northwest Collegiate Ministries.

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Act TODAY to save a Christian life

Your advocacy is needed today to help save the life of a Christian in Pakistan, Asia Bibi.


Editorial: Your second-most-important lesson

What’s your second-most-important lesson? What have you learned that turned you upside-down? That altered how you see yourself and the world?

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