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.

Marv Knox

Editorial: Tithing only marks the beginning of stewardship

Here's a challenge: Publicly declare all Christians should tithe, and then watch what happens.


Making history while looking ahead

EDITORIAL: This is the last printed edition of the Baptist Standard. Beginning next month, we’re converting the entire newspaper to a state-of-the-art digital edition.


Waiting with childlike anticipation

EDITORIAL: If we put our hearts into the task, we can recapture childlike gladness, longing and expectation during the Christmas season.

Thanksgiving can't arrive fast enough

EDITORIAL: I love Thanksgiving because I realize giving thanks is one of the very best things a person, especially a Christian, can do.


Empathy & the common good

Obama and Christie

EDITORIAL: Hurricane Sandy wreaked destruction on the Caribbean and the Eastern Seacoast, but at least she left one positive development in her wake.


EDITORIAL: A call for constructive citizenship

After all the debates, sound bites, commercials, fact-checkers, yard signs and rallies, Americans are ready to vote Nov. 6 and get this election over with.

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