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Editorial: ‘Risk something big for something good’

Editorial: ‘Risk something big for something good’

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is allowing his team to take risks. Christians, of all people, ought to be able to understand why.

Editorial: In the New Year, remember: The kingdom of heaven is at hand

Editorial: In the New Year, remember: The kingdom of heaven is at hand

Hope puts its full weight down on God. It’s not wishing for desired outcomes. Hope is trusting God in all outcomes.

with God all things are possible

Editorial: As people of faith, expect more in 2015

Many are feeling beaten down, worn out and disappointed by 2014.  But in the coming year, let’s expect more of God, ourselves and others.

Editorial: Will the Christ be stolen from you this Christmas?

Editorial: Will the Christ be stolen from you this Christmas?

America is experiencing a rash of burglaries from nativity scenes. But the real danger during Christmas is being robbed of joy.

Editorial: Waiting, waiting, waiting on Christmas

Editorial: Waiting, waiting, waiting on Christmas

This year—at least as much, maybe more, than most years—we’re ready to turn our hearts toward Bethlehem. 

Editorial: Marry church and covenant; divorce church and state

Editorial: Marry church and covenant; divorce church and state

Three Texas pastors stand on the leading edge of a major cultural shift. And the movement could enable both conservative and liberal churches to emphasize the vitality and importance of marriage.

People gather to march in Ferguson, Mo.

Editorial: We’ve got a lot of race work to do in America

No matter what we think about a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, can we acknowledge attitudes about race divide our nation?

Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

This year, thanks to a delightfully divine calendar collusion, Thanksgiving is followed by a fifth-Sunday collection for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

A bunch of out-of-staters are trying to tell Texas what to do. We should listen to them.

Editorial: ‘Under side’ ministry may redeem Christianity’s reputation

Editorial: ‘Under side’ ministry may redeem Christianity’s reputation

A grizzled culture warrior delivered the message that American culture has turned upside down. What an ironically invigorating development.

Editorial: Changing world, unchanging goal—report the truth

Editorial: Changing world, unchanging goal—report the truth

Ben Bradlee was right: We can’t envision a world, a democracy or Baptists without a free press.

Editorial: Give ‘Caesar’ his due—vote

Editorial: Give ‘Caesar’ his due—vote

Voting is not only a civic activity, but also a faithful spiritual enterprise. Even when your vote cancels the ballot cast by the church member who sits down the pew from you Sunday after Sunday.

Editorial: Houston subpoenas doubly disturbing

Editorial: Houston subpoenas doubly disturbing

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has inadvertently brought together people of faith across the spectrum. But she should get no prize.

Editorial: In Christ, we can overcome fear

Editorial: In Christ, we can overcome fear

Fear misappropriates logic and steals perspective. It robs people of the ability to think clearly. It replaces reason with panicky, overwrought delusion.

Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Texas Baptists will get a chance to participate in an epic “What If …?” experience in a few days. What if all of us shared our faith experiences with unbelievers on the same day?

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