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Western Christians urged to pray and advocate for persecuted church in Iraq and Syria

Christians urged to pray, advocate for persecuted church in Iraq and Syria

The Western church should empathize with persecuted fellow believers in the Eastern branch of the Christian family tree, religious leaders with ties to Iraq and Syria told a Baylor University audience.

Editorial: You can do something about declining Christian influence

Editorial: What we can do about declining Christian influence

More and more U.S. Christians—particularly evangelicals—think they’re losing influence and feel embattled. We can win back that influence, one loved soul at a time.

Editorial: Listen up—a vital step toward peace, reconciliation & evangelism

Editorial: Listening vital for peace, reconciliation & evangelism

What might happen if Christians—instead of trying to win doctrinal sparring contests—employed listening as a tool to strengthen our society and expand God’s kingdom?

Editorial: ‘What’ to think about during the sermon

Editorial: ‘What’ to think about during the sermon

Does your mind ever wander while your pastor is preaching? (If you’re the pastor, don’t answer that.)

Editorial: For the love of God, just be nice

Editorial: For the love of God, just be nice

Recent incidents of airline passenger rage show we live in an increasingly fractious world. Kindness can provide the perfect Christian calling card.

Editorial: Let’s be sure to feed our hungry Texas neighbors

Editorial: Let’s be sure to feed our hungry Texas neighbors

More than 18 percent of Texans are food-insecure, meaning they do not have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food, according to the Texas Hunger Initiative. That’s what makes supporting your local food banks and church feeding pantries so important.

Editorial: Let’s do something about race in America

Editorial: Let’s do something about race in America

After Barack Obama won the U.S. presidential election in 2008, I believed the worst of America’s racism had subsided. What a foolish thought.

This is a bittersweet month for our organization. To understand the story, you need to begin at the beginning.

Editorial: The end—or the beginning?—of FaithVillage

This is a bittersweet month for our organization. To understand the story, you need to begin at the beginning.

Editorial: Living hopefully in a season of pessimism

Editorial: Living hopefully in a season of pessimism

Hope confirms we do not fear evil, because “… the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Calvin

Editorial: Let’s invite people to follow Jesus—beside us

Could Baptists change more lives by inviting people to follow Jesus than by encouraging them to be born again?

Editorial: Living faithfully as the planet crumbles

Editorial: Living faithfully as the planet crumbles

Can you recall a time when the world was more torn up than it is right now? However you view the news— paper, online, TV or radio—you’re treated to a horror show every day.

Editorial: What are we going to do about all those children?

Editorial: What are we going to do about all those children?

The crisis on our southern border is complicated. Except when it’s not.

Editorial: Let’s keep the Sabbath and see what happen

Editorial: Let’s keep the Sabbath and see what happens

Jesus was right; Sabbath was made for people. And we really, really need to keep the Sabbath.

Editorial: Hobby Lobby decision could boomerang

Editorial: Hobby Lobby decision could boomerang

Hailed by conservative Christians as a victory for religious liberty, the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision provides points to ponder, as well as occasion for both celebration and concern.

Editorial: In praise of generous patriotism

Editorial: In praise of generous patriotism

Lately, when we hear someone called a patriot, it sounds more like code for “he’s one of us.” This Independence Day, let’s re-claim the broader meaning of patriotism.

 
 
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