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2nd Opinion: Prestonwood school head counters Johnson

Larry Taylor, head of school at Prestonwood Christian Academy, says Charles Foster Johnson’s column on school-choice vouchers was “false, historically and theologically shallow, and intellectually dishonest.”

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Editorial: Life, death, healing and opportunity; the week we won't forget

A medical procedure, a birth, a death, a calling all occurred in one family during one week. They echo the presence and peace of God.

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Wesley Shotwell: Measuring ministry by a ‘different standard’

This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Wesley Shotwell, pastor of Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle.


Voices: Return again to the well of God’s love

In moments of doubt and despair, our hearts must return to the truth that our identity is in Jesus. We are sons and daughters of the King, who are loved and with whom our Father is well-pleased.

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Commentary: Concern for immigrants resides in the heart of Christian faith

It’s possible worrying about the consequences of coming face-to-face with resident aliens has stopped many of us from experiencing the risen Jesus in our daily lives.


Guest editorial: Is your church making you healthy or sick?

Could it be that one of the most important things your congregation does for you is enable you to fight off spiritual diseases and infections you could not defeat alone? A genuine and caring community will keep you healthier than you will be alone.


A parent argues in favor of education voucher bill

A Christian parent says the state's proposed education voucher bill would support civil rights and help parents and their children.
Houston: Don’t refine me; I’m on mission

Houston: Don’t refine me; I’m on mission

Student Missions Blog: I had faith that God would bring me through the mission trip. And God did—just not the way I expected. He not only chose to sustain me throughout the week, but also to refine me.


Editorial: Rx for pain— turn attention to others

A helpful antidote to pain—for individuals as well as congregations—is turning attention toward others and serving them.


Voices: The myth of secularism

Assuming things are dire when they really are going well sabotages our witness to the world and insults the work of the God who continues to add to our numbers daily.

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Voices: When God turns “Wine Into Water”

If we will give up our thoughts and our ways that take us away from creation as God intended it, and if we will accept God’s thoughts and ways, God will make us new again.

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Patrick Adair: Watching spiritual seeds bear fruit

This week’s profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Patrick Adair, pastor of Central Baptist Church in Marshall.

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Commentary: Ministering to Alzheimer's caregivers in your congregation

Your church can take practical, effective steps to help ease the burden of people caring for victims of Alzheimer’s disease.


Guest editorial: On church conflict, 'I beg to differ'

Conflict in the church is inevitable, but it does not have to be personal or ugly. It does not have to create winners and losers. It does not have to be mean. But left untended, conflict can become all of those.

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Guest editorial: The ethics of health care explained. Am I my brother’s keeper?

By its very nature, insurance depends on those without immediate need helping those who receive service now.

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