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EDITORIAL: Why I stopped urging, 'Take care'

Take CareFor several years, I closed emails with "Take care." But "take care" is lousy advice and even worse theology.

EDITORIAL: Pull the switch on the death penalty

Gov. Rick Perry should place a moratorium on executions, and the next session of the Texas Legislature should vote to abolish the death penalty.

EDITORIAL: Did God really tell you to do that?

How should we—finite human beings—determine, much less claim, the will of infinite God Almighty?

EDITORIAL: Evangelism: Not just for extroverts

People who only know me casually typically think I'm an extrovert. This is a common projection upon people who have some form of public role.

EDITORIAL: An ancient story; still true in 2012

Oppression of the poor is as old as the Bible, but so is compassion.

EDITORIAL: Winsome witness to repulsive religion

Wherever you turn, it seems, you see Americans arguing about religion. Small wonder, then, the fastest-growing religious group in the nation is composed of the "nones," or people who say they have no religious affiliation.

EDITORIAL: Chewing up anger, 1 bite at a time

Giving up "anger" for Lent this year is harder than I thought.

EDITORIAL: Lessons from a political dogfight

President Obama's latest run-in with U.S. Catholic bishops provided what parents like to call a "teachable moment." Whether Americans learned a lesson is anybody's guess.

EDITORIAL: Don't worry, but get up & get busy

Worry is one of the most insidious sins. It saps our faith, distracts us from doing what we can and blinds us to God's grace among us.

EDITORIAL: Good answers from our new exec

David Hardage said the right thing shortly after Texas Baptists' Executive Board elected him executive director: "I don't know."

EDITORIAL: 'Mormon issue' echoes previous era

Election years present a challenge to Christian conscience: How should you express your faith with your ballot?
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