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EDITORIAL: Changing Texas, changing churches

The Baptist General Convention of Texas’ changing ethnicity highlights research conducted by BGCT information analyst Clay Price and profiled in this edition of the Baptist Standard.
       

EDITORIAL:Awakening versus cultural captivity

If—as some observers claim—flames of spiritual awakening are fanning across the globe, then why have they seemingly leapt over the United States?

       

EDITORIAL: Numbers point to individual beliefs

America is growing more secular, but don’t start writing a eulogy for the church.
       

EDITORIAL: What’s next for Baptists Committed?

Texas Baptists Committed’s board of directors must decide what to do with the organization, the most potent political force among Texas Baptists for the past quarter-century. The answer will have profound consequences for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
       

EDITORIAL: Today is your day for stewardship

Thinking about what stewardship means and how we plan our budgets—as families, as churches and as religious organizations—is good discipline, particularly during periods of economic difficulty.
       

EDITORIAL: Dr. Micah’s health care prescription

What will our nation do about health care? That question dominates the American social and political landscape this autumn. Dr. Micah has some input for us.
       

Editorial: Skip a meal. Save lives. Eternally.

If Texas Baptists skipped a meal or donated the cost of a dinner to fight hunger, we could walk a long way together toward Christlike ministry to the people Jesus called “the least” in our state, across our nation and around the world.
       

Editorial: Three key challenges to BGCT unity

The BGCT faces three challenges to unity and cooperation:church size, age, and race and ethnicity.
       

EDITORIAL: Work a little bit while Congress rests

While our emissaries to Washington take a vacation, you and I can do a little work that could improve the lives of millions of people all over the world.
       

EDITORIAL: Ten traits to teach today’s ministers

Here are 10 skills seminaries and churches need to emphasize in the training of ministers.
       

EDITORIAL: It’s time to talk about homosexuality

Baptists and other Christians must determine how to respond redemptively to homosexual church members. But first, we have to talk about it.
       

EDITORIAL: SBC’s young bulls climb to hilltop

Younger leaders in the SBC and their allies now have ascended and will call the denominational shots unless they, too, get out of touch as they age.
       

EDITORIAL: So what if the sign says ‘Baptist’?

Baptists around the world are celebrating our 400th anniversary this year, but what it means to be "Baptist" has become bewildering.
       

EDITORIAL: Bloggers should check their ‘facts’

Here’s a conundrum for you: How can bloggers keep on blogging if they’re unable to dial a telephone?
       

EDITORIAL: Torture, life & moral consistency

Recently, I have been disappointed to learn the demographic group in which I reside—white evangelical Protestant Christians—is the segment of the U.S. population that most enthusiastically embraces torture.
       
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