2nd Opinion: Take a deep breath—over and over

Strengthening the connection between our mind and body can be extremely beneficial to our physical health, our stress levels and our connection to our creator.


Gun-free campuses

Let’s publish a list of the campuses that ban guns so the next Virginia Tech mentally deranged mass killer will know where to go.

Has no one noticed that the mentally deranged or Islamic terrorists always pick a gun-free killing zone?

We can now refer to some campuses as institutes of lower learning.

Fred Rosenbaum


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Editorial: De-tune the religious liberty dog whistle

Baptists and others of goodwill should shout down the dog whistle of “religious liberty” when it agitates people to discriminate against others, to think less of others, to hate or despise others.


BGCT president: “He Leadeth Me”

A leader must follow God's call—and go where God alone leads.


In Touch: Killeen, San Marcos, Baylor, San Juan, golf, representatives

BGCT leader David Hardage has been around the state and beyond lately.


Editorial: Criminal exonerations and ending capital punishment

Every time we execute someone who did not commit the crime, we as a society convict ourselves of the same crime for which we demand others pay the ultimate price.


2nd Opinion: Beatles, brains, beauty of Christ

By creating neurosonic maps in listeners' brains, music wields enormous power.


Guest editorial: Beware sharks in sheep’s clothing

Charitable contributions from operators of car-title and payday lending stores must not detract faith-based organizations from working for justice on behalf of the poor.


Tribute: Buckner Fanning—San Antonio’s pastor, God’s bandleader

Buckner Fanning was at home everywhere he went. In God’s name and with God’s very presence, Buckner made everyone feel at home.

Richard Dawkins

Analysis: Prayer for people who don't want it

We shouldn’t be surprised when offering prayer for an unbeliever creates a controversy. In our contentious world, Christians and non-Christians alike see slights where none are intended and infer insults where none are implied.


Guest editorial: Is Sunday the most segmented day of the week?

For centuries, congregations have segmented according to various factors. Today, socio-economics is a primary cause of congregational segmentation.


In Touch: Preaching, Pastor Day, Micah 6:8, Renovacion, survey

It's been a busy month for BGCT Executive Director David Hardage.


Don't keep God’s children from coming near to him

When they minister to refugee children, Texas Baptists follow Jesus' example.


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