TBM responds to Texas flooding in Llano and Marble Falls

DALLAS— Texas Baptist Men (TBM) volunteers are deploying to help those impacted by the recent and continued flooding in the Marble Falls and Llano areas. “We have deployed some early responders but the majority of our…

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Building a bridge to success

By Aaron Summers None of us intend to fail. Not one. We want, if not expect, to succeed. Sure, there are those circumstances that can change our thoughts and shatter our dreams, but we still set out to succeed in overcoming those as…

faith

Texas BSM witnesses 87 professions of faith since school began

God is at work on college campuses around the state of Texas. Since school began six weeks ago, Texas Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) has seen 87 students come to faith in Christ. Here are three salvation stories from BSM leaders about the…

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Building healthy and strong families in Peru

LIMA, PERU–When Elizabeth Mejía Laguna first came to the Buckner Family Hope Center, a Texas Baptist Hunger Offering recipient, she was shy and kept to herself. She often stayed in her home and did not interact with her neighbors…

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A Parking Tax on churches? No, it’s not a new Monopoly rule.

If the only certain things in life are death and taxes, then changes to the tax laws should be considered almost as certain. In 1913, Congress was granted the power to collect income taxes. Later that year, the Revenue Act of 1913…

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A Surprise Call

By Lee Strobel, professor of Christian Thought, Houston Baptist University I was surprised when I got a call out of the blue from movie producers at Pure Flix asking if they could make a feature film based on my book, “The Case for…

culture

Q&A on Cowboy Church culture in Texas

We sat down with Jason Bryant, Western Heritage Consultant and Church Starter, to talk about Cowboy Church culture in Texas. Enjoy reading what we found out! Q: What is a Cowboy Church? A: Cowboy Church is taking the Gospel of Jesus…

profiles

The problem with women friendships

Recently while preparing to advise middle school girls, I found myself stumped when it came to writing about making friends. I knew to tell them that making and keeping good friendships could be difficult, but beyond stating the problem…

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Ears to see

Good Brunches are a series of conversations developed by an organization called Matryoshka Haus. Their purpose is to draw a diverse group of people around a common table to talk about meaningful things in healthy ways. The blog post below…

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