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Editorial: The knock-kneed need not apply

The BGCT must transform itself in order to achieve a successful, effective future. But it's time to act boldly, not play it safe.

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Editorial: Strength, decline & the future of the BGCT

The Baptist General Convention of Texas will continue to decline unless Texas Baptists resolve one of the great paradoxes: The source of strength often leads to downfall.

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Editorial: Defining ‘influential churches’ is a complicated task

How would you identify an “influential” church? I had to answer that question recently.

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Editorial: ‘Wouldn’t change a thing’ just doesn’t add up

Too bad people can’t jump into a year of late middle age—say, 57 or 63—and then go back to high school and live the rest of life in light of the knowledge they gained.

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Editorial: Knowing and claiming God’s will

How specific is God’s will? How should we discern God’s will? To what degree can a person claim to know God’s will?

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Editorial: What’s so beautiful about America?

The blogosphere, Facebook, Twitter and, no doubt, millions of email accounts just about melted down lately, thanks to a Coca-Cola commercial. Sadly, many Coke critics claim to be Christian. Some of them are (gasp) Baptists.

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Editorial: What city is the most ‘Bible-minded’?

Texas is the buckle of the Bible Belt, right? Heaven help us; we’re more like a belt loop.

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Editorial: Forget ‘secret code’; turn to clarity

Of course, the Bible contains mystery and intrigue. But it's perfectly clear on what really matters.

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Editorial: Big data, free will & moral responsibility

“Will big data make free will irrelevant?” the headline asked. Of course, I was intrigued.

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Editorial: Incarnation, empathy & the failure of sympathy

The Incarnation poses all kinds of questions, two of which are: Why was Jesus’ humanity important? And why did God have to/choose to take on human frailty and finitude?

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Editorial: Who needs a Tikker when you’ve got life?

What would you do if you knew exactly how many days you had to live? How would you feel?

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Editorial: View Christmas through the prism of Easter

While I can’t speak for the rest of our adult Bible study class, I’ll testify: This has been the most moving and challenging Advent season I can remember.

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Editorial: LifeWay's dodge on Glorieta

Homeowners at Glorieta Conference Center deserve the first item on their Christmas wish list—their day in court.

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Editorial: Advent points to hope beyond the secular season

Christmas has been and will continue to be co-opted by secular society. And with good reason, if you think about it.

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Editorial: Happy birthday to us

On Dec. 6, 1888, the first newspaper that became known as the Baptist Standard rolled off a printing press in the North Texas hamlet of Honey Grove. 

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