Articles in Social Issues

Is it Okay to Tithe My Time Instead of My Money?

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Let’s set the scene: You attend church, read your Bible, and try your best to follow Jesus—you even tithe regularly. But money’s been tight. Either you’re throwing every dime you’re earning at your debt, or you’re in the middle of a difficult work se... Read full article

Local Missionaries Impact Eastside Community.

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A mission field can be found across oceans or be as close as your own backyard. Urban missionaries like the team at H.I.S. BridgeBuilders-San Antonio have worked in San Antonio’s Eastpoint neighborhood for the past 11 years. Led by Executive Director... Read full article

Bulverde Spring Branch Pregnancy Care Center 2017 mid-year update.

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Churches in the Bulverde-Spring Branch/North San Antonio area have been supporting the work of the Bulverde Spring Branch Pregnancy Care Center, which moved its location to Faithville in early 2017. ... Read full article

Bulverde area to raise support for new Hope Center

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For most Comal County residents, the coming of fall means making plans with friends and family to celebrate the bounty and blessings in our lives. We will sift through grandma’s recipe cards for the most sumptuous turkey and dressing, the most savory... Read full article

Chaplains Ministering to Texans After Hurricane Harvey Pounds Gulf Coast

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A team of Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) chaplains is ministering to Texas residents after Hurricane Harvey hit hard on Friday night. At least five people have died as of Monday, with the death toll expected to rise. Read more…... Read full article

A Lifetime of Serving Others

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The retired physician still rises early at least two days of the week. By 7 a.m. he’s reviewing the list of those he needs to see. He heads for the elevator pushing a plastic bin full of Bibles and gospel pamphlets.... Read full article

Care, Hope, and Servant Leadership: The Recipe for Transformed Lives

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On the west side of San Antonio, thousands are living without necessities like food, shelter, clothing, and employment. For these people, hope often seems hard to find. Thankfully, the Christian Hope Resource Center is making a difference.... Read full article

Proactive Love: Serve 210

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Everyone, and I mean everyone, has an opinion on the recent national and global senseless violence and killings. Amidst the voices that are creating a cloud of hate and argument, one voice will hopefully emerge; a voice of proactive love.... Read full article

Hope Sick

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I have believed time that the bottom is going to drop out. I fear that the second law of thermodynamics is true for all things – the foundation of a house, the relationship between lovers, the clear understanding of a passage we’ve known for a while.... Read full article

Receive with Gratitude

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The natural resources, the abundant beauty, the stunning ongoing miracles uncovered by science, the rich diversity of plant and animal life: the myriad of good, very good, gifts from God surround us.... Read full article