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Student Missions Blog

New York: More than traditions

Student Missions Blog:  One of my Muslim friends invited me to the big end of Ramadan celebration called Eid ul-Fitr at the South Asian neighborhood at Queens Borough.

Student Missions Blog

East Asia: Blind but now I see

Student Missions Blog: When you think of East Asia, what do you see? What do you think of? I see people desperate for hope—for something to grab onto and believe in—for truth.

Letters: Voting rights & voter ID

Letters: Voting rights & voter ID

I would like for someone to explain why having to show some form of ID in order to vote keeps one from voting. We have to show ID for almost every other process that keeps people from falsely participating.

Student Missions Blog

New York: Homeless but blessed

Student Missions Blog: While walking around just outside Penn Station, my teammate, Tonya and I found Fu, a 53-year-old homeless man.

Student Missions Blog

Oklahoma: Dealing with disappointment

Student Missions Blog: As I filled out my final report to send home to my mission coordinators, I faced a tough question: “What has been your biggest disappointment on the field?”

Student Missions Blog

Paraguay: Hungry and thirsty for truth

Student Missions Blog: My first night in Paraguay, I was reading in the book of Job and came across a passage in chapter 24 in which Job claims the wicked people of the world tend to be better off and not go through as much suffering as someone who is living a righteous life.

Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Learning from an innovative, creative congregation

I had the privilege to attend Cove Korean Baptist Church in Copperas Cove, helping them celebrate 34 years of service to our Lord. This church offers worship in both Korean and English languages, all under the same roof.

Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: Camp: Refreshed, refocused & ready

Every summer, my car heads west for the eight-hour drive to Paisano Baptist Encampment.

2nd Opinion: Musical Chairs and leaders of dying organizations

2nd Opinion: Musical Chairs and leaders of dying organizations

“I don’t want the ship to go down on my watch.” These words have been uttered, or perhaps muttered under the breath, by many pastors and organizational leaders who have found themselves at the helm of dying institutions.

Student Missions Blog

Spain: Springs of water in a dry land

Student Missions Blog: Serving two weeks in Valencia, Spain, was a life-changing experience. Even though the city is modern and practices religious freedom, I was shocked to learn only 2 percent of the people in Spain have a relationship with the Christ.

Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Back from BWA World Congress

I enjoyed celebrating the risen Lord with Baptists from around the world at the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Durban, South Africa, but it’s good to be back in Texas.

Editorial: Texas Baptists must work to match state’s diversity

Editorial: Texas Baptists must work to match state’s diversity

If Baptists intend to build a denomination that looks like America—or Texas, for that matter—then we’ve got a long way to go.

Student Missions Blog

Georgia: Beauty in the mundane

Student Missions Blog: My time in Savannah so far has been filled to the brim with new experiences, new restaurants, new places and even seeing a couple of celebrities. But sometimes it hasn’t been all that glamorous.

 
 
 
 
 
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