Editorial: When training children, walk the walk

New research shows the most effective way to instill faith in children is to live out the principles of that faith. So, what are you going to do about it?


Editorial: Tell legislators what you think about 'school-choice' vouchers

Baptists, of all people, should care deeply about providing quality education for all Texas children. Supporting “school-choice” vouchers undermines both that venture and Baptist principles.

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Editorial: Will the Executive Board follow messengers’ votes and remove churches?

Messengers to the 2016 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting created two standards for determining if a church is in “harmonious cooperation” with the BGCT. Will the convention’s Executive Board apply both standards?


Editorial: Johnson Amendment repeal would ‘destroy’ church unity

If you think President Trump’s plan to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment sounds good, think again. Religious liberty demands thoughtful separation of church and state, not a quickie marriage of pulpits and politics.


Editorial: Life lessons from saints who passed from us far too soon

Janie and Todd, lay leaders at Valley Ranch Baptist Church, embodied the presence of Christ to practically everyone they met. They passed from this life to the next far sooner than we wanted. But the way they lived their too-short lives provides lessons for all of us.

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Editorial: Pray for the president—and act

Christians should pray for President Trump, but they also should give feet to those prayers by concrete actions, Editor Marv Knox urges.


To-do list for evangelicals under President Trump

Under President Donald Trump, evangelicals and other Christians should be vigilant to champion the values that flow from the teachings of Jesus. Here are five important topics to monitor and contend with throughout the next four years.


Editorial: Practicing faith in the Age of Trump

As Donald Trump enters the White House, evangelicals and other conservative Christians who helped put him there face a crucial challenge: Can they influence his administration to uphold Christian virtues they had to overlook when they cast their ballots?

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Editorial: Make your wishes known in Austin

During Texas’ 85th Legislative Session, keep up with the issues and make sure your legislators know how you feel.

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Editorial: Hope for the beginning of another year

If you don’t know what to say—or how to pray—at the beginning of a new year, let the Holy Spirit do your talking.

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Editorial: The 'war on Christmas' has been won

Arguments about how to acknowledge this season miss the whole point of Christmas.

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Editorial: Fake news isn’t new; guard your witness

Recent reports to the contrary, fake news isn’t new. But when Christians pass it along, it undermines their credibility and damages their witness for Christ.

Human Rights Day 2016

Editorial: Stand up for someone’s rights today

Because of realities abroad and threats at home, Christians must stand up for religious liberty. Let’s observe Human Rights Day, Dec. 11, by committing to educate ourselves and others, then by speaking up for those who endure religious persecution and denial of basic rights.


Editorial: What happens when Baptists split?

Baptists lose far more than numbers when we part company.


Editorial: Three major blessings in a tough year

Even though 2016 has been quite a challenge across our nation and in our convention, Editor Marv Knox finds comfort and hope in counting his blessings this Thanksgiving.

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