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EDITORIAL: Will desperation breed dumbness?

Texas will suffer if the Legislature slashes one of the most vital educational programs, the Tuition Equalization Grants.

EDITORIAL: Best tool to defeat hunger? Letters

Will you invest a quarter-hour to lift millions of people out of poverty and chronic hunger? That’s all the time you need to participate in Bread for the World’s 2011 Offering of Letters.

EDITORIAL: Tough times & terrific opportunity

In a time of budget deficits and government spending cuts, Christians are faced with a lot of ministry toward the poor and the powerless.

EDITORIAL: Democracy, principles & pragmatism

The U.S. response to revolution in Egypt raises vital questions for Christians, particularly American Christians, as we ponder our faith-informed responsibility to our world.

EDITORIAL: Podcasts, preaching & pornography

Thanks to podcasts and streaming video, many Christians have become connoisseurs of preaching. In a surprising number of churches, this has resulted in discontent, not unlike the marital maelstrom produced when their fellow church members become preoccupied by prodigious amounts of another web-delivered product--pornography.

EDITORIAL: Murder, mayhem & 3 major issues

Mass murder and mayhem in Arizona shine a spotlight on at least three issues vital for the future of America—mental health, gun control and public speech.

EDITORIAL: ‘I am the Lord’s ..., ready to serve’

This Advent and Christmas season, I noticed that none of the gospel writers clearly identifies Mary’s dad, Jesus’ grandfather.

EDITORIAL: Conflicted by commercialization?

I’ve been thinking about how often we feel conflicted about giving gifts at Christmas.

EDITORIAL: Sane future: Go back to the basics

We must go back to the basics and focus our convention on tasks that require broad cooperation andaddress our state’s pressing needs—spiritual lostness and human misery.

EDITORIAL: Hard questions must be answered

Will messengers to the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting talk about the elephant in McAllen Convention Center this week?

EDITORIAL: A ‘wall’ protects our field of faith

Political debates at water coolers, around lunch tables and in church pews nationwide are focusing on whether “separation of church and state” exists in the Constitution.

EDITORIAL: Learning lessons from right & left

Leave it to a conservative Christian columnist and a liberal Jewish comedian to provide wisdom amidst election-year political upheaval, uncertainty and malaise.

EDITORIAL: Principles color our Baptist mosaic

This fall, a group of historians--The Baptist Classics Seminar-- painted a fascinating, poignant and accurate mosaic of Baptists.

EDITORIAL: Economic woes, ministry challenges

A recent Barna Group survey shows that Americans' top concern is the economy. Texas Baptists got it right with our Texas Hope 2010 emphasis, which combined spreading the gospel with feeding hungry people.

EDITORIAL: An inevitable test of Christian faith

Two of my friends differed in how they faced death. Both taught vital lessons.
 
 
 
 
 
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