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Editorial: A conversation about “religious liberty” laws and freedom

People of goodwill can benefit by discussing all sides of the issues generated by homosexual rights, same-sex marriage and religious liberty.

       
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Editorial: The flaws in “religious liberty” laws

What does it mean when “freedom” becomes the banner of groups with opposing viewpoints?

       
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Editorial: What kind of president do you want?

We need empathy now, more than ever: In our next president. In all our leaders. May empathy begin in our own lives, in our own thoughts, in our own behaviors.

       

Editorial: Fear not—why we need Easter this year

The explosions in Belgium remind us that fear and fragility mark our physical existence like a macabre tattoo. But the things we fear are not ultimate, much less eternal.

       
Editorial: What does loving this country mean?

Editorial: What does loving this country mean?

Jesus commanded Christians to love God first and then love our neighbor—the “other”—as much as we love ourselves. As much as we love "us"—America.

       
Editorial: The problem with being 'highly religious'

Editorial: The problem with being 'highly religious'

Saying a state—or a person—is "highly religious" is problematic. What this country and world needs is more people who are "highly faithful."

       
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Editorial: Fear, politics, refugees and God's love

The consequences of Christians' fear multiplies when it influences elections and public policy.

       
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Editorial: De-tune the religious liberty dog whistle

Baptists and others of goodwill should shout down the dog whistle of “religious liberty” when it agitates people to discriminate against others, to think less of others, to hate or despise others.

       
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Editorial: Criminal exonerations and ending capital punishment

Every time we execute someone who did not commit the crime, we as a society convict ourselves of the same crime for which we demand others pay the ultimate price.

       
Richard Dawkins

Analysis: Prayer for people who don't want it

We shouldn’t be surprised when offering prayer for an unbeliever creates a controversy. In our contentious world, Christians and non-Christians alike see slights where none are intended and infer insults where none are implied.

       
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Editorial: A trying time—and learning opportunity—for Baylor

In response to its sexual abuse crisis, Baylor University must provide transparency to the fullest extent allowed by law, develop the strongest anti-sexual violence culture anywhere, extend compassion and justice to abuse victims, and ensure due process and justice for accused perpetrators.

       
Why do we care what unbelievers think?

Editorial: Why do we care what unbelievers think?

Caring what unbelievers think does not require Christians to deny our faith. To the contrary, it requires us to live out our faith, treating people like Jesus did.

       
Analysis: Can pastors endorse political candidates?

Analysis: Can pastors endorse political candidates?

To what degree are pastors and churches limited in political campaigns? Can pastors endorse political candidates?

       
Robert Jeffress

Editorial: The ‘downward death spiral’ of hypocrisy

Politics isn't worth the risk of ruining Jesus' reputation.

       
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Analysis: Do Muslims worship ‘our’ God?

Devout Christians take three approaches in deciding if they believe Islam's Allah is the same as Christianity's God.

       
 
 
 
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