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EdSeay

CORPUS CHRISTI – Visually, Ed Seay and his son, Chris, were a little like Windows 95 and Apple iOS 6.

Ed wore a pressed blue shirt, tie and crisp gray suit of an established, 60-something Baptist preacher, while Chris sported faded slim cut blue jeans, a broken-in blue shirt and a rumpled gray jacket befitting an emergent church starter.

A third-generation pastor who grew up steeped in Texas Baptist culture, Chris described the generational differences between the men of God in his life. Their styles may differ, but their goals are the same. Full Story »

John Trent

CORPUS CHRISTI – Christians should intentionally bless those around them, said John Trent, author of The Blessing Challenge and founder and president of Strong Families, during the Baptist General Convention of Texas Annual Meeting. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Keron Jackson was at the end of the line. Full Story »

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Living the Christian life is not just about morals; it includes sharing the love of Jesus Christ in hopes that others will choose to follow Christ. We call it evangelism — sharing the good news. Full Story »

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One of my favorite worship leaders is Robbie Seay. I have to admit, this first started as a teenage crush as I would see Robbie and his band lead worship at the youth camps I attended. But as I grew older and found myself in college, the words of the songs the band crafted in worship of the Lord began to pierce my heart. The meaning began to blossom in my heart as I began to walk more closely with Jesus each day. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas Annual Meeting approved a $38 million 2013 Texas Cooperative Program budget to support missions and ministry throughout the state and beyond. Full Story »

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CORPUS CHRISTI – It’s time to change the way churches talk about worship, according to Tom Webster, minister of music and worship at First Baptist Church in Longview and dean of the school of fine arts at East Texas Baptist University. Full Story »