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Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

Editorial: The perfect time to combat world hunger

This year, thanks to a delightfully divine calendar collusion, Thanksgiving is followed by a fifth-Sunday collection for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

       
Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

Editorial: Texas should not put mentally ill man to death

A bunch of out-of-staters are trying to tell Texas what to do. We should listen to them.

       
Editorial: ‘Under side’ ministry may redeem Christianity’s reputation

Editorial: ‘Under side’ ministry may redeem Christianity’s reputation

A grizzled culture warrior delivered the message that American culture has turned upside down. What an ironically invigorating development.

       
Editorial: Changing world, unchanging goal—report the truth

Editorial: Changing world, unchanging goal—report the truth

Ben Bradlee was right: We can’t envision a world, a democracy or Baptists without a free press.

       
Editorial: Give ‘Caesar’ his due—vote

Editorial: Give ‘Caesar’ his due—vote

Voting is not only a civic activity, but also a faithful spiritual enterprise. Even when your vote cancels the ballot cast by the church member who sits down the pew from you Sunday after Sunday.

       
Editorial: Houston subpoenas doubly disturbing

Editorial: Houston subpoenas doubly disturbing

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has inadvertently brought together people of faith across the spectrum. But she should get no prize.

       
Editorial: In Christ, we can overcome fear

Editorial: In Christ, we can overcome fear

Fear misappropriates logic and steals perspective. It robs people of the ability to think clearly. It replaces reason with panicky, overwrought delusion.

       
Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Editorial: Tell your faith story on 10/14/14

Texas Baptists will get a chance to participate in an epic “What If …?” experience in a few days. What if all of us shared our faith experiences with unbelievers on the same day?

       
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.

       
 
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