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Texas Baptist Voices

A former prisoner of the Communists returns to feed orphans, heal the sick

America is a great country, one that people around the world dream of coming to. Some of them dream of being born in America.

       

Tarleton: 48 hours of praying and planting seeds of hope

Student Missions Blog: The message Jesus proclaimed—and lived—never was never meant to be kept to ourselves.

       
Down Home: Grammar, Eleanor & the cycle of life

Down Home: Grammar, Eleanor & the cycle of life

Observing the cycle of life can take your breath away. I watched it revolve 360 degrees in less than 24 hours, and I know I’m blessed.

       
Right or Wrong? Copyright law

Right or Wrong? Copyright law

Our church is compiling a songbook, composed of our members’ favorite hymns. We only plan to use the book for our own congregation’s worship, but one member warned we should be careful about copyright laws. What does “be careful” mean?

       
Editorial: A hypocrite’s guide to learning to listen

Editorial: A hypocrite’s guide to learning to listen

How many church fights—or marital spats, office conflicts and community brouhahas—would end harmoniously if people simply listened to each other?

       
Letters: Follow Glorieta’s money

Letters: Follow Glorieta’s money

Updated: Follow the money regarding Glorieta. Somewhere in this case of LifeWay mismanagement, someone at LifeWay profited.

       
Student Missions Blog

Thailand: Growing pains and other discomfort

Student Missions Blog: Life in Thailand is so much more than I expected—and, in a lot of ways, certainly not what I thought it would be.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Easter at First Baptist in Georgetown

I spent Easter Sunday at First Baptist Church of Georgetown.

       
2nd Opinion: Does Glorieta reveal LifeWay’s ‘lost purpose’?

2nd Opinion: Does Glorieta reveal LifeWay’s ‘lost purpose’?

Jesus said the greatest commandments are to love God and to love your neighbor as yourself. Why is it that LifeWay didn’t apply these commandments when it sold Glorieta for $1 and didn’t give my wife and me a fair-market value for our home?

       
Guest Editorial: The growing challenge of church attendance

Guest Editorial: The growing challenge of church attendance

Some churches are realizing very active and loyal people are attending church much less frequently than before. As a result, average weekly attendance is in serious decline.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: What happens in Austin doesn’t stay in Austin

Sometimes, questions have more than one answer. A friend asked why I attended the Christian Life Commission Advocacy Day at the Texas capitol. Partly, I registered because of those who encouraged me. But mostly I wanted to know what happens in Austin.

       
Student Missions Blog

UTD: Busy schedules and meaningful conversations

Student Missions Blog: The second halves of spring semesters in college are a whirlwind. Students don’t get to ease back into class after spring break; instead, they hit the ground running.

       
Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Christianity is growing, but not rapidly enough to fulfill the Great Commission, according to “The Future of World Religions,” a comprehensive demographic study from the Pew Research Center.

       
 
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