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Editorial: Inviting diverse and disconnected people to follow Jesus together

Week-in and week-out, Christians must figure out how to help the diverse and disconnected people all around us know without a doubt they are loved by Jesus because they receive that love from us.

       
TrumpBible

Editorial: Government should not unite the U.S. under ‘one God’

The idea of the government advocating only one concept of religious belief is a step onto a slippery slope that descends to 1930s Germany, the Soviet gulag and the crammed cities of today’s China. Where only one view of religion is acceptable, horror reigns.

       
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Editorial: Stand up for the patriots who kneel

Even if you don’t agree with athletes who kneel during the National Anthem, that doesn’t mean you can dismiss their point. Whatever you think of the protest, we still need to do something about racial inequality in America.

       
teresaportrait

Editorial: Lessons we can learn from Saint Teresa

Baptists don’t venerate saints, but we can admire Saint Teresa and learn from her faithfulness.

       
I voted

Editorial: Don’t waste your citizenship—vote

Voting is a civic and Christian duty. Editor Marv Knox talks about the reasons why Texans should vote, even when they think they know who’s going to win.

       
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Editorial: How to survive a rugged political season

We can’t wish away the dispiriting election cycle of 2016. We can, however, contribute to the greater good by embracing and incarnating basic truths that can strengthen and heal our society.

       
GlennBeck

Editorial: Black lives must matter to all Americans

When it comes to race, Americans need to listen to each other and cut each other some slack. And the most privileged—whites—must take the initiative toward justice and reconciliation.

       
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Editorial: Twin powers of humility and apology

Humility and apologies seem like almost too much to expect of presidential candidates, at least this year. But maybe these relationship-building virtues can percolate from the bottom up if we start practicing them ourselves.

       
DividedNation

Editorial: Bridging the 2016 political divide

In this election year, political tension stretches tightest between fellow Christians who seek to do God’s will in the voting booth but feel the Lord leading them in opposite directions.

       
patneffnight

Editorial: Regents must open up for Baylor to thrive once again

Demanding transparency and accountability from Baylor University's regents is not a sign of disloyalty or disaffection. It’s a plea for Baylor to respond with integrity, humility and openness to this dark moment so that it can pursue its highest aspirations.

       
CrossShadow

Editorial: Evangelicals, quit complaining and follow Jesus' lead

U.S. Christians—especially white evangelicals—need to quit wringing their hands about their waning influence and live out Jesus' commandment to serve the people he called "the least."

       
ThreatToJustice

Editorial: In racially divided America, it’s soul-checking time

In a culture of racial strife, America needs courageous people of goodwill to engage in hard, painful, honest conversations about race and about what our social institutions can do. We need people who learn from those conversations—and act upon them.

       
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Editorial: Moving vans could solve some church problems

Ask yourself: Would my church improve if a moving van pulled away from my house?

       
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Editorial: It’s July 4, but winter is coming

Trading religious influence for supposed political power will be like stripping naked just before freezing to death. It’s futile, pointless and humiliating.

       
PaynterGreensboro

Editorial: CBF leans into founding principle toward confounding decision

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will use a new deliberative process as it takes on an extremely difficult denominational challenge—deciding where it stands on the LGBTQ issue.

       
 
 
 
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