Editorial: Practicing faith in the Age of Trump

As Donald Trump enters the White House, evangelicals and other conservative Christians who helped put him there face a crucial challenge: Can they influence his administration to uphold Christian virtues they had to overlook when they cast their ballots?

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Voices: Calling is not a job

God gives each of us a calling, a unique way to be a part of God’s purposes. God can lead us to discover that calling, and God can guide us in finding ways to express that calling—both through work and all that makes up who we are.


Voices: Under the mask, are you a Pharisee?

Here’s a shock: If you’re proud of how hard you try to follow Jesus, you may be a Pharisee.

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Jeff Williams: It’s ‘all about relationships’

This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Jeff Williams, pastor of First Baptist Church in Denton.


President Trump, gender equality, mental health

Letters this week focus on the presidency of Donald Trump, gender equality among Texas Baptists and the need for mental health care.


On fire to save lost souls

Christians need to burn with passion to lead others to salvation and rescue them from hell.

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Reeves: Fast-forwarding and God’s promises

Take the promises of God and allow them to give us confidence as we fast forward into our tomorrow.

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Guest editorial: Churches face health-care crisis

More and more churches are forcing ministers to bear the cost of their health insurance, a trend that is unconscionable, consultant Mike Queen insists.

East Asia: Answered prayers all along the way

East Asia: Answered prayers all along the way

In the month leading up to my departure for two weeks in East Asia with Go Now Missions, I prayed most urgently for patience. Christ began answering my prayers, starting at the airport.

South Asia: Where God changed my heart

South Asia: Where God changed my heart

God sent me to South Asia for a reason—so I could share the hope of Jesus Christ with others. Who would have thought a shy college student would be going around looking for people of peace who could open doors for ministry?

Reeves: Losing what we take for granted

Reeves: Losing what we take for granted

Whether it comes to household maintenance, congregational life or relationships, when a person starts to take something for granted, he or she begins to lose it, according to BGCT President Danny Reeves.

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Editorial: Make your wishes known in Austin

During Texas’ 85th Legislative Session, keep up with the issues and make sure your legislators know how you feel.

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Voices: A new wrinkle on evangelicals' old idolatry

In addition to idolizing money, celebrity and power, evangelical Christians have practiced a “new idolatry” of disregarding the personal character of conservative political leaders.


Voices: Reflections of a Gen-X pastor—flee the devil, not the church

Please don’t forget the importance of local churches. They are outposts of the kingdom of God in Texas. Abandoned outposts will come under attack and eventually turn into museums.

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Voices: Should Christianity change to stay relevant?

A healthy, growing church doesn’t come out of subscribing to a particular brand of Christian theology, but from having a theology that is Christian in the first place.

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