Tim Farron

Editorial: We need people of robust faith in both political parties

If people of faith are shut out of either major political party, then voices for moral principles and transcendent values will be diminished.

Joanna Marv Beach

Editorial: Tracing grace in the contours of my face

A bout with cancer—especially the treatments—took a toll on Editor Marv Knox’s face. And in the scars and contortions, he sees signs of God’s grace.


Editorial: Which influences Christians the most—gospel or culture?

What force exerts the greatest influence on your congregation and the Christians you know? Are they shaped more by the gospel of Jesus Christ or by the culture around them?

Mister Rogers

Editorial: ‘Look for the helpers’; be the helper

Advice Mister Rogers received from his mother many years ago is great advice for those of us living in a terror-traumatized, fractious and greedy world today.

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Editorial: Christians, it's time to knit safety nets

President Donald Trump has proposed a budget, and because of the close association between his administration and evangelical Christians, God’s reputation is at stake.

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Editorial: The tragedy of losing faith late in life

Why do some mature adults walk away from church and, worse, away from faith? And what can be done about it?

Texas Capitol

Editorial: It's official. Texas rejects Jesus' Golden Rule

When it comes to relating to undocumented residents, if Texans refuse to follow the Golden Rule, maybe the courts at least will force us to follow the U.S. Constitution.


Editorial: Trump’s executive order upends ‘religious liberty’

President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order is horrible for America, for churches and for the gospel.

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Editorial: Fragmented America needs an infusion of young Will Campbells

In these fractious times, America needs leaders like the late Will Campbell, who fought for civil rights—and ministered to Klan members.

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Editorial: Christian responsibility and the president's budget

Christians must lend their voices to protect foreign aid—particularly grants that provide food, medicine and education to the world’s poorest, weakest people.

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Editorial: Ask yourself, 'How thick is my church?'

Is your church thick or thin? The answer says much about how effectively it embodies the gospel.

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Editorial: At Easter, God calls us to lay down our lives for others

This Holy Week, may we respond with gratitude to Jesus’ sacrifice on our behalf—living as Easter people, laying down our lives for others so they will know the blessing of joy on Earth and the promise of eternal life with our Savior.

Tony Romo

Editorial: Winning, losing and playing the game

Society teaches us to measure our effectiveness by the outward appearances of others’ success. But our lives and our churches are better measured by the humble, authentic, faithful way we live and move and have our being.

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Editorial: Life, death, healing and opportunity; the week we won't forget

A medical procedure, a birth, a death, a calling all occurred in one family during one week. They echo the presence and peace of God.


Editorial: Rx for pain— turn attention to others

A helpful antidote to pain—for individuals as well as congregations—is turning attention toward others and serving them.

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