The Christian Life Commission helps Texas Baptists apply their faith to life through Ethics, Public Policy and Ministries. The Bible serves as the foundation for the transformative work of the Christian Life Commission.
Micah 6:8 Conference
March 31 – April 1, 2016
The Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission is hosting its inaugural Micah 6:8 Conference on March 31-April 1, 2016, at Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio.
Limited seating is available.
Churches provide foundation for active faith
by Rand Jenkins on May 23, 2016 in clc
(Rand Jenkins is the newest member of the Christian Life Commission staff. He is in a new role — CLC specialist. Below, Rand explains some of the things in his background that have shaped his call to this ministry.)
Being steeped in churches that impacted their communities provided me a foundational belief for an active faith, which is what I strive for daily. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Franklin, Tenn., I have always been part of an active family and vibrant church. In Fort Worth, my dad was on staff at Broadway Baptist Church and/p>/p>... [continue]
What we do
Ethics & Justice
We seek to provide online resources on an array of ethical topics that point toward a Christ-centered approach to living. Issues we focus on include: Hunger & Poverty, Citizenship and Ethical Choices. We also feature an Ethical Living Blog. To learn more, please visit our Ethics & Justice pages or contact Ferrell Foster at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian citizenship is a response to the call of God and the example of the ministry of Jesus Christ in the world. As caring Christians, we are called to reach out to the needs of the world with talents, spiritual gifts and compassion. Because of this, our Public Policy branch has provided information on public policy issues such as Criminal Justice, Alcohol & Addiction, Education and Gambling, so that the world we live in can reflect Biblical truth. To learn more, please visit our Public Policy pages or contact Kathryn Freeman at: email@example.com.
Our ministry impact focuses on issues we feel are highly important in today’s culture. Our three main focuses are on church law, hunger and poverty and immigration. To learn more, please visit our Ministry Impact pages or contact Julie Valentine at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Same Sex MArriage
For the first time in history, same-sex marriage has been made legal in the U.S. This change represents a culture shift, and American Christians have found that several ethical/theological positions are relevant to the discussion of and response to the issue. These positions include: marriage, family, sexual behavior, church and state and religious liberty.
Texas Baptists are working together with many Baptist partners in Texas and around the world to show Christ’s love and generosity by meeting immediate hunger needs and helping people escape the devastation of poverty. Alongside these trusted partners, the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering seeks to empower those in need by funding relief and development projects that are holistic and sustainable. Click here to learn more.