Offering for Global Missions – 1

On the leading edge of the modern missionary movement, Baptists have been forming together, making disciples of all nations through long-term presence and commitment to serve the most forgotten and forsaken people around the world. The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship engages in three primary contexts: Global Poverty, Global Migration, and the Global Church, spreading the love…

Election Day Communion

By Ellen Di Giosia During the course of this election season, the airwaves have been filled with divisive rhetoric, accusations of illegal and immoral behavior, and a shocking coarsening of political discourse. At times, it has felt like America has completely abandoned civility. If you like to peruse Facebook for cute pictures of babies and…

Enduring Grace, Mercy and Love

By Lee Weems Psalm 118 The boom of the thunder awakened us. Pounding rain was falling on the roof and we were thankful to be inside. In the dark night, the winds whipped the rain around while we experienced another March storm. Memories of severe storms and flooding from last year stirred thoughts of Wimberley…

Sowing Seeds and Waiting for the Harvest

By Barbara Higdon Psalm 126 We appear to be a nation depressed and angry. We cry out to God to “restore our fortunes.” We rail against the failures of our leaders in whom we placed our trust. Greed, corruption and power-lust have invaded many of our political offices. Many are voting in anger and disgust…

Living Water

By Barbara Higdon Psalm 63:1-8 “All day I’ve faced a barren waste/Without a taste of water,” sang the Sons of the Pioneers.  “Old Dan and I with throats burnt dry/And souls that cry for water.  Cool, clear water.” Those of us who live in South Texas know well the thirst that Bob Nolan’s lyrics describe. …

We were hacked!

By Lance Mayes A few days ago woodlandbc.org was hacked. Malware was put on many pages on our site. It took a couple of days of some experts working on it, but they got it clean. Thanks to Gordon Atkinson (consafo.com) and his team of techs! Here are a few things we learned. All websites,…

Amazing Signs of Lent

By Edgar Twedt Psalm 63:1-8 It’s amazing how the signs of Lent jump out at us daily, and even more amazing how easily we can miss them. This beautiful psalm is a wonderful reminder of the amazing signs of Lent which are all around us. This is especially true when we realize that the true…

Be Alert

By Eastin Kandt, Nicholas Mayes, & Leslie Kandt Psalm 105:1-15, 42 Keep your eyes open for GOD, watch for his works; be alert for signs of his presence. Psalm 105:3-4 (The Message) Where do we see God today? in art being alone and quite praying to God taking walks in nature bacon music in people…

Strength Through God

By Bridgette Langford Psalm 150 Chapter 150 of Psalms verses 1-5 reminds us to always give thanks to God, sing unto to Him, and to rejoice always for the wonderful works of His hands. Knowing His  judgment is  Seeking His Glory, His strength and His face always. As I am about to close a chapter…