Editorial: ‘If We Knew Then,’ random elements and faith

Every so often, I play the “If We Knew Then …” Game.


Editorial: Abercrombie, Fitch and who we welcome

Are you cool enough for Abercrombie & Fitch? Chances are, the answer is “No.”

Kountze cheerleaders

Editorial: Cheerleaders win, but what about the cause of Christ?

Kountze’s Scripture-quoting cheerleaders won the latest round in their battle to paint Bible verses on run-through signs at football games.

Overcoming fear

Editorial: Love can overcome fear of ‘the world’

If we love God’s creation—even the people who challenge and contradict and hate us—we can be instruments that drive out fear.

West memorial

Editorial: Despite calamity and chaos, God will deliver good

The Boston Marathon bombing, the West fertilizer-plant explosion and the Washington ricin letters riveted our attention on death and destruction. Preachers rightfully turned to Psalm 46.

Pope Francis

Editorial: The Counter-counter Reformation & an outward-focused church

Pope Francis keeps making 2013 an ever-more-significant date in church history.

Donate Life

Editorial: Love your neighbor; donate your organs

April is Organ Donation Month. Would you join me by registering to donate your organs? It’s one of the best things either of us can do.

Hunger Offering

Editorial: Ants, Texas Baptists, Mother’s Day & world hunger

Individually, ants aren’t so smart. But collectively, they possess enormous intelligence. Could Texas Baptists learn from our insect friends?

Same-sex marriage

Editorial: How evangelical Christians undermined marriage

Evangelical Christians lost the battle for saving “traditional” marriage by forfeiting the moral high ground.

Peter's denial

Editorial: Do we still deny knowing Jesus?

Easter is hope’s truest harbinger. Amidst war, financial uncertainty, violence and divorce, Easter delivers hope.

Texas Baptist Hunger Offering

Editorial: Support the Hunger Offering, enrich desperate lives

If your church isn’t already collecting for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering, step up and lead out.

Tim Tebow

Editorial: Tebowing, faith & 3 a.m. birthday parties

The Tim Tebow/ First Baptist Dallas dust-up provokes a question: How should Christians express their faith in a pluralistic world?

immigration reform

Editorial: It’s time to embrace the ‘stranger’

Four months ago, who would have dreamed resolving America’s immigration problems could become a fertile field for bipartisan endeavors?

Editorial suit

Editorial: Give life your best

My best pinstriped suit reminded me to live a consistent Christian life.

Suzii Paynter

Editorial: Paynter’s election splendid news from CBF

How is Suzii Paynter’s selection to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship great news? Editor Marv Knox counts the ways.

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