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Editorial: The BGCT’s divide—not what you think

Editorial: The BGCT’s divide—not what you think

Serving on and working for the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ Executive Board always has been challenging. It’s getting harder year-by-year.

Editorial: Church involvement; how much is enough?

Editorial: Church involvement; how much is enough?

How much of themselves should laypeople give to their church? This is more than an idle question. The answer will determine whether U.S. Christianity attempts to fulfill the Great Commission or declines into obscurity.

Editorial: Race, class, equal opportunity & the church’s job

Editorial: Race, class, equal opportunity & the church’s job

Baltimore rarely crosses Texans’ consciousness, except when the Orioles or the Ravens play our ball teams. But it’s been on our minds lately.

Editorial: A hypocrite’s guide to learning to listen

Editorial: A hypocrite’s guide to learning to listen

How many church fights—or marital spats, office conflicts and community brouhahas—would end harmoniously if people simply listened to each other?

Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Editorial: Is the Great Commission slipping beyond our grasp?

Christianity is growing, but not rapidly enough to fulfill the Great Commission, according to “The Future of World Religions,” a comprehensive demographic study from the Pew Research Center.

Editorial: Be a life-saver; sign up to donate your organs

Editorial: Be a life-saver; sign up to donate your organs

You could be somebody’s hero. Maybe even eight somebodies. All you need to do is register to be an organ donor.

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Editorial: Same-sex marriage & the intractable knot of freedoms

Same-sex marriage has tied American society into a seemingly intractable knot.

Editorial: Did God the Father answer Jesus’ prayer?

Editorial: Did God the Father answer Jesus’ prayer?

On Thursday night of Holy Week, moments before his arrest and mere hours before his crucifixion, Jesus prayed for you and for me. Has God ever answered that prayer for unity?

Editorial: No battle between science and religion

Editorial: No battle between science and religion

Most American evangelicals don’t believe science and religion are at war. But this “news” really is old.

Editorial: ‘National church’ is a bad idea for everybody

Editorial: ‘National church’ is a bad idea for everybody

A survey of Republican primary voters found they favored almost 2 to 1 establishing Christianity as the national religion.

Editorial: The ‘next Texas’ demands change from churches

Editorial: The ‘next Texas’ demands change from churches

A changing population means most Baptist congregations and their denomination must change radically or die.

Editorial: Depressing trends, exciting possibilities

Editorial: Depressing trends, exciting possibilities

Three quite-different articles surfaced on the Internet recently. They point toward realities American Christians—particularly church leaders—must take to heart.

Editorial: Advocate for Christians (and others) persecuted by the Islamic State

Editorial: Advocate for Christians (and others) persecuted by the Islamic State

Christians and other religious minorities in northern Iraq face extermination if people of faith in America and elsewhere in the West fail to speak up on their behalf.

Editorial: Now is the time to begin preparing for Easter

Editorial: Now is the time to begin preparing for Easter

Lent is a time for prayer and reflection, consecration and repentance, preparation and renewal. The discipline of setting aside about six weeks to prepare for Easter will do your spirit, and probably your body, good.

Editorial: Christians must stand together to feed the children

Editorial: Christians must stand together to feed the children

Now is the time for all people who care about children to place a priority on securing the health and well-being of American kids who are most at risk of hunger and malnutrition.

 
 
 
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