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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.

Editorial: How do we respond to slumping church attendance?

Editorial: How do we respond to slumping church attendance?

The Public Religion Research Institute asked Americans how often they attend church. The answer depends upon how the question is asked.

Editorial: What about preaching and plagiarism?

Editorial: What about preaching and plagiarism?

Pastoral plagiarism is back in the news. Actually, pulpit pilfering happens so often, it never goes completely away.

Editorial: Baptists should join Catholics to abolish poverty

Editorial: Baptists should join Catholics to abolish poverty

Is capitalism idolatrous? That’s the message from one of Pope Francis’ top advisers.

Editorial: My (fantasy) dinner with Bill Maher

Editorial: My (fantasy) dinner with Bill Maher

One of my fantasies is to eat dinner with Bill Maher. I’d want to talk to him about the kinds of Christians who never get discussed on his program.

Editorial: Muslim seminarian shows ideology trumps theology

Editorial: Muslim seminarian shows ideology trumps theology

Sometimes, life is so upside-down you couldn’t make it up. For example, Paige Patterson has emerged as an ecumenical leader among Baptists.

Editorial: Let Glorieta homeowners have their say

Editorial: Let Glorieta homeowners have their say

Glorieta homeowners deserve their day—and say—when the Southern Baptist Convention convenes this summer in Baltimore.

Editorial: Does God hope?

Editorial: Does God hope?

Two brief words leaped up from the comments section of a news story posted on the Internet. They practically pulsed on my computer screen. “God hopes … .”

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Editorial: Stop torturing people to death and killing the innocent

Fairness and human decency demand moral people oppose capital punishment.

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Editorial: America’s God-awful view on God-absent prayer

Generic “To whom it may concern …” prayers are popular in town hall meetings and public events, but does God listen? I’ve got my doubts.

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Editorial: What became of the people who witnessed Jesus’ miracles?

Easter Sunday doesn’t last forever. Unless we’re mindful, the passion, clarity and joy of Easter fades.

 
 
 
 
 
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