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Kathy Hillman: The right tools: A compass, a map & GPS

Kathy Hillman: The right tools: A compass, a map & GPS

A metaphorical compass, map and GPS help me answer my most frequently asked question, “How does the Baptist General Convention of Texas work?”

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Richard Ray: I stand amazed in the presence

Amazement is defined as “a strong feeling of astonishment or wonder.” I have been amazed many times in my life.

Kathy Hillman: Texas Baptist heroes and trailblazing pastors Marvin Griffin & Harold Branch

Kathy Hillman: Trailblazing pastors Marvin Griffin & Harold Branch

African-American pastors Harold Branch and Marvin Griffin blazed trails in Texas Baptist leadership and in life.

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In Touch: [un]Apologetic conference and a new Texas Baptist magazine

Sunday, Feb. 15, was a big day for the Hardage family! My granddaughter, Anne Marie, was dedicated at Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas.

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Kathy Hillman: Poster board, popcorn and public school

When I was elected president of Texas Baptists, notes from friends evoked special memories. One came as a precious surprise. My thoughts turned back the years to a group I taught in Girls in Action.

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Kathy Hillman: Covered with love

Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas covers our state and beyond with love. Since 1880, members have shared Christ through action. Because of that love, the organization chose February and Valentine’s Day to focus on WMU.

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In Touch: A visit to Chalk Bluff in Waco

I spent a recent Sunday morning at Chalk Bluff Baptist Church in Waco. I was thoroughly blessed by my time in this wonderful, healthy church.

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Kathy Hillman: 175 years and counting—Blest be ties that bind

As I unlock the door to my office, pictures of grandchildren, along with photographs of current and former students, focus my attention on the future.

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Bedilu Yirga: 'Go home to your own people and tell them …'

The Ethiopian Evangelical Baptist Church of Dallas in cooperation with BGCT has launched a mission work project, funding indigenous missionaries taking the gospel to their own people.

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Richard Ray: Only together can we do God’s work

We need to become the church that exists to use all the unique gifts God has bestowed on his children.

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Kathy Hillman: Precious pearls: Partners in ministry

From the description of King Xerxes’ banquet in Esther to the 12 pearl gates in Revelation, the Bible uses pearls to represent great value.

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René Maciel: Don’t wait to show gratitude to your shepherd

I cannot believe it has been three years since my earthly father passed away. I miss him dearly and think of him often as my dad.

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Richard Ray: Change is essential in how we live for God

Most of us never meet our goals and challenges, not because we fail to try, but because we fail to change.

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Kathy Hillman: Upward and Onward

With the loss of their tradition-driven grandmother this year, our grown children proposed downsizing gift giving. I reluctantly agreed.

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Kathy Hillman: Stars & the Star of Hope

Seventy years ago, during the Battle of the Bulge, stars lit the night sky with hope on Christmas Eve.

 
 
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