EDITORIAL: Did God really tell you to do that?

How should we—finite human beings—determine, much less claim, the will of infinite God Almighty?

EDITORIAL: Evangelism: Not just for extroverts

People who only know me casually typically think I'm an extrovert. This is a common projection upon people who have some form of public role.

EDITORIAL: An ancient story; still true in 2012

Oppression of the poor is as old as the Bible, but so is compassion.

EDITORIAL: Winsome witness to repulsive religion

Wherever you turn, it seems, you see Americans arguing about religion. Small wonder, then, the fastest-growing religious group in the nation is composed of the "nones," or people who say they have no religious affiliation.

EDITORIAL: Chewing up anger, 1 bite at a time

Giving up "anger" for Lent this year is harder than I thought.

EDITORIAL: Lessons from a political dogfight

President Obama's latest run-in with U.S. Catholic bishops provided what parents like to call a "teachable moment." Whether Americans learned a lesson is anybody's guess.

EDITORIAL: Don't worry, but get up & get busy

Worry is one of the most insidious sins. It saps our faith, distracts us from doing what we can and blinds us to God's grace among us.

EDITORIAL: Good answers from our new exec

David Hardage said the right thing shortly after Texas Baptists' Executive Board elected him executive director: "I don't know."

EDITORIAL: 'Mormon issue' echoes previous era

Election years present a challenge to Christian conscience: How should you express your faith with your ballot?

EDITORIAL: Let's make Christmas about peace

What if we truly celebrated the birth of the Prince of Peace this Christmas? The implications would touch our lives far more personally and intimately than we might imagine.

EDITORIAL: This Advent season, just you wait

We need Advent particularly badly this year. And not simply because it's a prelude to Christmas.

EDITORIAL: FaithVillage-- Young Christians' home

Can a 123-year-old Baptist news organization create a website that will strengthen and expand the larger Christian community, particularly teens and young adults?

EDITORIAL: BGCT actions define relationships

Texas Baptists talked and talked about relationships at our annual meeting in Amarillo this past week. But as the old saying goes, talk is cheap. We will define our relationships by how we act throughout the year.

EDITORIAL: Stoke the flame of the BGCT's torch

People attend the annual meeting because they care about the BGCT; they'll return when and if they start caring again.

EDITORIAL: Hurriedly trusting God's 'slow work'

Do you ever feel like you're living a "microwave life"? You know you're too rushed when you program the microwave oven to heat your leftovers and you stand in the kitchen thinking, "Why won't this blasted thing heat faster?" Seems like we're always in a rush.
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