The Dallas Morning News names Texas Baptists National Standard Winner in Dallas/Fort Worth for 2019

DALLAS – Texas Baptists has been named a 2019 Top Workplace, National Standard winner by The Dallas Morning News. The list is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage…

news

Children’s Ministry with an abused child

In a search of articles on the Internet dealing with how churches minister to children who have been abused, I found none. What I did find were very important articles on how to keep children safe while in the care of a church’s…

faith

The language of Jesus is the language of love

“Language is love.”    My student from Nepal quoted these words with a wide grin before our ESL class. It was below freezing outside our cluttered and crowded makeshift English classroom. We were located on the third floor of…

great commission

Sharing the blessing: how one couple is providing college ministry for generations

For John and Bernadette (Bernie) Haschke, a paraphrase of Luke 12:48 is meaningful; We have been greatly blessed and desire that others be blessed by coming to faith in Jesus Christ. With this in mind, the Haschkes set up an endowment fund…

great commandment

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…

church admin

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…

ministers spouses

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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