Texas Baptists compelled to proclaim Jesus, care for vulnerable children during Annual Meeting

WACO—More than 2,000 participants in-person and online witnessed the launch of Faith Fosters Texas at the 2019 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting Nov. 17-19. The new initiative, which aims to impact the…

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Creating a missional culture for global disciple-making within the church

Phillip Nation, director of Advancement and Global Impact Churches at the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), started his Tuesday morning workshop at 2019 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting by posing a question. “What would it look like to create…

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Texas Baptists encouraged to plant seeds in a changing landscape

WACO—Victor Rodriguez encouraged pastors to “let the seeds fly” in his sermon during the closing worship session on Tuesday of the 2019 Texas Baptists Annual Meeting.  Rodriguez is the Hispanic Evangelism Associate and Discipleship…

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Facing the hard questions

“The biggest threat to Christianity is not atheism or strongholds or science,” Eric Hernandez, Texas Baptists Apologetics lead and millennial specialist said. “Quite frankly, the biggest threat to Christianity is intellectually…

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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…

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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…

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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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