Letter: Derailing church-state separation

Thanks for a reminder of what freedom of religion really means.

All it takes to derail separation of church and state is for only one generation who either rewrite history or pretend it is not valid for today's society to consider important in order to dishonestly insist on their own political and/or religious agendas.

Art Allen



Guest editorial: Next Supreme Court justice needs devotion to religious freedom

The justice appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Antonin Scalia should appreciate religious freedom much more deeply than Scalia did.


2nd Opinion: Trump and the “decency test”

We appreciate decency. We applaud decency. We teach decency. We seek to develop decency. So why isn’t decency doing better in the presidential race?


BGCT president: South Texas Children’s Home and Children At Heart

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” (Matthew 19:14)


Editorial: Fear, politics, refugees and God's love

The consequences of Christians' fear multiplies when it influences elections and public policy.

Discovery Weekend: Learning to trust and obey

Discovery Weekend: Learning to trust and obey

Last July, I felt the Holy Spirit nudging my heart, as if to say: “You’re going to serve me overseas next summer, daughter.”


Guest editorial: Church leadership lessons from Disney World

To be effective at welcoming guests, congregations need to learn to emphasize interactions rather than transactions.


Plan now to attend the Bivocational/Smaller Church Conference

Register now for the Bivocational/Smaller Church Conference, July 15-16 in Dallas.


BGCT president: Unity in the body of Christ

"My prayer for our convention is that we will be unified in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. May we not let our differences damage or hurt our credibility among unbelievers."


2nd Opinion: Take a deep breath—over and over

Strengthening the connection between our mind and body can be extremely beneficial to our physical health, our stress levels and our connection to our creator.


Gun-free campuses

Let’s publish a list of the campuses that ban guns so the next Virginia Tech mentally deranged mass killer will know where to go.

Has no one noticed that the mentally deranged or Islamic terrorists always pick a gun-free killing zone?

We can now refer to some campuses as institutes of lower learning.

Fred Rosenbaum


princess bride

Editorial: De-tune the religious liberty dog whistle

Baptists and others of goodwill should shout down the dog whistle of “religious liberty” when it agitates people to discriminate against others, to think less of others, to hate or despise others.


BGCT president: “He Leadeth Me”

A leader must follow God's call—and go where God alone leads.


In Touch: Killeen, San Marcos, Baylor, San Juan, golf, representatives

BGCT leader David Hardage has been around the state and beyond lately.


Editorial: Criminal exonerations and ending capital punishment

Every time we execute someone who did not commit the crime, we as a society convict ourselves of the same crime for which we demand others pay the ultimate price.


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