Kyle Childress is pastor of Austin Heights Baptist Church in Nacogdoches, Texas, and author, with Rodney Wallace Kennedy, of Will Campbell, Preacher Man: Essays in the Spirit of a Divine Provocateur (Cascade).
In Search of a New Political Imagination for Today’s Church
A review of Kristopher Norris and Sam Speers
Do we bring our preformed politics into church or does the church transform us into disciples who practice a Jesus kind of politics?
In Texas, even pastors are carrying
At the barbershop, I heard about how many pastors in town are going through handgun training. I asked around—and was dismayed.
How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State
Other states have a history of violence, suspicion of government, and more Baptists than people. What makes Texas different? Robert Wuthnow says it’s oil.
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Nestled among corrupt church officials and worldly pilgrims is this small-church pastor who is always motivated by Christ-centered love.
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