EDITORIAL: So what if your church disappeared?

Next Sunday, ask this question: “If our church disappeared, would anybody notice?”

EDITORIAL: Time for integrity to make a stand

Is it too much to ask people to behave the same in private as they do in public?

EDITORIAL: ‘Disenthrall ourselves ... and save’

Abraham Lincoln's phrase-- “We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”--resonates in our time.


EDITORIAL: What makes Baptists so ... Baptist?

Baptists’ predilection for dissent is our heritage. Sure, it’s disconcerting, uncomfortable and just plain cringeworthy. But it offers distinct advantages.

EDITORIAL: Divine surprise: Think outside the crib

Surprise as a metaphor for God’s response to all Earth’s heartache. God sprung a surprise on the whole world that first Christmas.

EDITORIAL: Probability can trump impossibility

Together, we’re taking on Texas Hope 2010, a campaign to (a) share the hope of Christ with all Texans in their own language and context and (b) ensure that no Texan goes to bed hungry. We intend to do this by Easter 2010.

EDITORIAL: Small, quiet, but maybe significant

The 2008 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Fort Worth reminded me of hundreds of Texas towns—small and quiet, but significant just the same.

EDITORIAL: May Americans stand closer together

Thank God, the election is over. Now, I pray the politics of division died Nov. 4, 2008.

EDITORIAL: The new president’s memory list

Congratulations on winning the 2008 election. Although I don’t know your name as I write this letter, please keep at least three things in mind...

EDITORIAL: Take up three election-related tasks

Christian citizens should be ready to cast an informed vote, prepare to forgive and then look forward in hope.

EDITORIAL: Demonstrate love Church2Church

Most of us never will feel a hurricane’s wrath. But all of us can ease the burden of Baptists and their neighbors buffeted badly by Hurricane Ike.

EDITORIAL: Spiritual reasons for our calamity

Financial failure hits us in the pocket book and the pension plan, but the turmoil on Wall Street essentially is a spiritual crisis.

EDITORIAL: Pondering good, evil & hurricanes

With storm after storm pounding the coasts and so much suffering in the world, no wonder people ponder the presence of good and evil.

EDITORIAL: Baylor takes big step toward unity

Baylor University took a leap toward unity by selecting David Garland as interim president.

EDITORIAL: Hope resides in God, not politics

Jesus provided some words of advice that can guide Christians through another political season.
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