Can you believe it is 2016! Where did last year go? I’m not ready for a new year, I’m not sure that I finished 2015 the way I wanted to finish it. Time does not stand still, it is always marching on with or without us. Whether we are ready or not, the new year […]
I love the TV show “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” I have watched it every year for many years–maybe it is just the right level for me, or maybe because Charles Shultz had a deeper meaning for all of us to understand. The show starts out with Charlie Brown telling Linus this: “Christmas has come but […]
My youngest daughter has been interning at Disney World. What a great place to intern! Walt Disney’s vision was to create a place where children and parents could have fun together. He dreamed of a “magical park” with great detail and attractions, a place that catches your eye and your imagination. It is very […]
It was great to be home this past weekend, I mean home where I grew up…Tucumcari, New Mexico. It was the annual Rattler Reunion, and almost every year I travel back to New Mexico just like so many other classmates to catch up and see how age is taking affect. The Rattler Reunion is a […]
By Chris Langford La versión en español está disponible al final de este documento. “No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money” (Luke 16:13) Those who knew me […]
By Craig Bird I was a stranger and you invited me in. Matthew 25: 35 Following Jesus is simple, not easy but simple, if we just follow his guidelines. Big “if.” We have ears that don’t want to hear. He didn’t stutter when he commanded “Follow me” in the context of daily picking up crosses […]
By Sophia Botello La versión en español está disponible al final de este documento. I love words. I always have. Strangely, I get this love of words from my father. It’s strange because he is a blue-collar Mexican-American, working in the Texas oil industry his entire adult life. He is not the type of person […]
Texas Baptists have 28 institutions we will be highlighting at our annual meeting this year. These institutions provide a variety of services and ministries that are foundational to the work of Texas Baptists.