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Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Arise, Shine … When We Rise Up, He Shines Through

A large glittering star adorned with “Arise, Shine” hung suspended in the baptistery. Nervous girls dressed in Sunday best slowly processed into the candlelit sanctuary.

       
Fort Worth: Learning patience, discovering boldness

Fort Worth: Learning patience, discovering boldness

Student Missions Blog: In the time I’ve served here in Fort Worth, I’ve learned lessons about flexibility, patience and dependence on God.

       
Editorial: The science vs. religion conflict is ‘none’ of your business

Editorial: The science vs. religion conflict is ‘none’ of your business

The less people know about religion, the more likely they are to think faith is fighting with science, a recent survey shows. What does that tell us about other ideas and concepts we think we know?

       
Student Missions Blog

Angelo State: The Holy Spirit at work

Student Missions Blog: I first met Joe while staffing an outreach table on campus about a month ago. I was using Soularium picture cards as witnessing tools to spark conversations about spiritual matters.

       
Letters: Inconsistency in editorial

Letters: Inconsistency in editorial

Updated: I want to point out an inconsistency I find in your thinking in this week’s editorial, while stating my personal case for being pro-life and supporting capital punishment laws.

       
Student Missions Blog

Rio Grande Valley: Telling henna stories

Student Missions Blog: Women from our Baptist Student Ministry go out on the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley campus each week for an outreach we call “henna stories.” 

       
Down Home: Names, faces, a huge ‘family’ & embarrassment

Down Home: Names, faces, a huge ‘family’ & embarrassment

I’m so grateful God Almighty knows each of our names, even if I forget a few sometimes.

       
Right or Wrong? Ecclesiastes, vanity and paradox

Right or Wrong? Ecclesiastes, vanity and paradox

Someone mentioned we should interpret Ecclesiastes through paradox, which I’ve heard regarding Jesus’ teaching. How do I use paradox to interpret Scripture?

       

Richard Ray: Receive, share and follow God’s vision for your church

Pastors often are put into a position to explain the vision God has given us. Just because we share the vision does not mean people will follow, at least not without an explanation.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Texas Baptists’ human care—a legacy of ministry

Our Texas Baptist hospitals care for body and soul, just as Jesus did.

       
Student Missions Blog

North Africa: Change in the weather

Student Missions Blog: We had been meeting with a family of Sudanese refugees for a few weeks. The husband had been in contact with several Christ-followers, but we were unsure whether he had become a Christian.

       
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.”

       
 
 

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