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Editorial: Baylor places values ahead of victories

The sexual assault scandal at Baylor University broke our hearts, but under the board of regents, the university is living up to its Baptist Christian ideals. Whatever happens on the football field, at least we can be proud of Baylor once again.

       
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Editorial: Searching souls as we decide how to vote

Many Christians have made abortion their political litmus test. Should other issues disqualify presidential candidates from fitness for office?

       

Editorial: Baylor's ideals must top gridiron glory

Baylor University must attain the standards Texas Baptists who love it expect of it. A national championship or even a single game is not worth a rape. Baylor—and its ideals—are far bigger than football.

       
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Editorial: Texas’ public education funding is constitutional, immoral

Texas children do not receive equal opportunity. Poor children and children whose parents speak little or no English suffer from substandard education.

       
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Editorial: How do Americans find their way?

Americans agree we’ve lost our way. But we can’t concur on where we are, much less how to get where we’re going and which map to follow. So, what do we do?

       
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Editorial: Honor mothers by loving foster children

What if Texas Baptists decided we would follow Jesus (who said, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me”) and honor our mothers by declaring we will care for Texas’ neediest children?

       
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Editorial: How should Christians treat others?

The best way to validate the gospel is to embody Jesus’ love for others. Shouting damnation only drives them further away.

       
Editorial: 7 lessons I would teach my 22-year-old self

Editorial: 7 lessons I would teach my 22-year-old self

If I could visit myself in the spring of 1979, less than two months before I graduated from college and got married, here is what I'd want that young man to know ...

       
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Editorial: A conversation about “religious liberty” laws and freedom

People of goodwill can benefit by discussing all sides of the issues generated by homosexual rights, same-sex marriage and religious liberty.

       
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Editorial: The flaws in “religious liberty” laws

What does it mean when “freedom” becomes the banner of groups with opposing viewpoints?

       
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Editorial: What kind of president do you want?

We need empathy now, more than ever: In our next president. In all our leaders. May empathy begin in our own lives, in our own thoughts, in our own behaviors.

       

Editorial: Fear not—why we need Easter this year

The explosions in Belgium remind us that fear and fragility mark our physical existence like a macabre tattoo. But the things we fear are not ultimate, much less eternal.

       
Editorial: What does loving this country mean?

Editorial: What does loving this country mean?

Jesus commanded Christians to love God first and then love our neighbor—the “other”—as much as we love ourselves. As much as we love "us"—America.

       
Editorial: The problem with being 'highly religious'

Editorial: The problem with being 'highly religious'

Saying a state—or a person—is "highly religious" is problematic. What this country and world needs is more people who are "highly faithful."

       
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Editorial: Fear, politics, refugees and God's love

The consequences of Christians' fear multiplies when it influences elections and public policy.

       
 
 
 
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