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EDITORIAL: God, Haiti & judgmental Christians

Millions of Christians and Muslims debate whether adherents of the two faiths worship the same god. Lately, I’ve been wondering if I worship the same god as some other Christians. For example, take Pat Robertson. Please.
       

EDITORIAL: Strong shield against persecution

Any nation’s religious freedom is only as secure as the liberty afforded its minorities. So, to ensure America never succumbs to religious persecution, we must protect our minorities.
       

EDITORIAL: We need a lot of Christmas this year

More and more, I’m grateful for Christmas because I’m increasingly aware of how much we need it.
       

EDITORIAL: What role has faith in public policy?

The tension between Christian compassion and the duties of citizenship—particularly the responsibilities of public officials—has been in the news lately.
       

EDITORIAL: Appropriately conservative & liberal

The BGCT has confirmed its conservative stance on sexuality. Still, questions remain: How should churches relate to homosexuals? And how should the convention relate to churches with various responses to homosexuals?
       

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.
       
 
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