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Right or Wrong? Signing state marriage licenses

Right or Wrong? Signing state marriage licenses

A growing number of ministers are refusing to sign marriage licenses. What are the pros and cons of this position?

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Plan to attend the 29th Bivocational/Small Church Conference

The Bivocational/Small Church Conference will meet at Baptist Temple Church in San Antonio, July 10-11, with the theme “Passing the Baton.”

       
Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: To Marlin, Lamesa and New Braunfels

I was at First Baptist Church of Marlin a couple weeks ago. My prayers are with this church and their continued ministry to the people of Marlin.

       
Editorial: Race, class, equal opportunity & the church’s job

Editorial: Race, class, equal opportunity & the church’s job

Baltimore rarely crosses Texans’ consciousness, except when the Orioles or the Ravens play our ball teams. But it’s been on our minds lately.

       
Letters: Curiosity, listening & the gospel

Letters: Curiosity, listening & the gospel

Regarding your excellent editorial, A hypocrite’s guide to learning to listen, thanks for connecting the perspective of curiosity and the art of listening to the gospel of Jesus.

       
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.

       
 
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