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Texas Baptist Voices

In Touch: Easter at First Baptist in Georgetown

I spent Easter Sunday at First Baptist Church of Georgetown.

       
2nd Opinion: Does Glorieta reveal LifeWay’s ‘lost purpose’?

2nd Opinion: Does Glorieta reveal LifeWay’s ‘lost purpose’?

Jesus said the greatest commandments are to love God and to love your neighbor as yourself. Why is it that LifeWay didn’t apply these commandments when it sold Glorieta for $1 and didn’t give my wife and me a fair-market value for our home?

       
Guest Editorial: The growing challenge of church attendance

Guest Editorial: The growing challenge of church attendance

Some churches are realizing very active and loyal people are attending church much less frequently than before. As a result, average weekly attendance is in serious decline.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Kathy Hillman: What happens in Austin doesn’t stay in Austin

Sometimes, questions have more than one answer. A friend asked why I attended the Christian Life Commission Advocacy Day at the Texas capitol. Partly, I registered because of those who encouraged me. But mostly I wanted to know what happens in Austin.

       
Student Missions Blog

UTD: Busy schedules and meaningful conversations

Student Missions Blog: The second halves of spring semesters in college are a whirlwind. Students don’t get to ease back into class after spring break; instead, they hit the ground running.

       
Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Christianity is growing, but not rapidly enough to fulfill the Great Commission, according to “The Future of World Religions,” a comprehensive demographic study from the Pew Research Center.

       
Student Missions Blog

HPU: Sweet Sleep

Student Missions Blog: Members of the Baptist Student Ministry at Howard Payne University slept outside on campus to help raise money for “Sweet Sleep,” a group that helps provide beds and mosquito netting to children in Uganda.

       
Student Missions Blog

SFA: Learning hard lessons

Student Missions Blog: Our prayer and encouragement team at the Stephen F. Austin State University Baptist Student Ministry led a one-day effort to engage students in sharing their faith.

       
Down Home: Playing trains inside an expansive imagination

Down Home: Playing trains inside an expansive imagination

Every now and then, I imagine I’d be a better granddad if I had a broader range of skills. Like, for example, engineering.

       
Haiti: Messy, imperfect and delightful

Haiti: Messy, imperfect and delightful

Student Missions Blog: Filthy from head to toe, too short to reach the tall clothesline, and dropping clothes all over the place—this must be what it’s like for God to look at my work.

       
Texas Baptist Voices

Richard Ray: Plan to attend the WMU and bivocational/ small-church meetings

The Bivocational/Small Church Association has a long history of support from the Texas Woman’s Missionary Union. We always are grateful for the support WMU has provided to those serving on the small-church mission field.

       
2nd Opinion: We should worry when millennials don’t take religion seriously

2nd Opinion: We should worry when millennials dismiss religion

I’m a secular baby boomer myself, but I worry secularism has led many of my generation, and even more millennials, to discount religion’s influence in ways that could prove dangerous.

       
Right or Wrong: Leadership and ‘followship’

Right or Wrong: Leadership and ‘followship’

How can we tell if our church suffers from poor leadership or poor “followship?”

       
 
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