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.


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.


Editorial: Forget ‘secret code’; turn to clarity

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


Editorial: Big data, free will & moral responsibility

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


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?

Editorial: Tikker

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?


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.


Editorial: LifeWay's dodge on Glorieta

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


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.


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. 


Editorial: Thanks will lift your soul

Here’s a leadoff item for your gratitude list this Thanksgiving: Thank God you’re not a turkey.


Editorial: Lessons learned from the JFK assassination

What can we learn from the stigma and shame Dallas felt in the assassination aftermath?


Editorial: Did God really make that mess?

Messes are a price of ultimate freedom, of human free will.


Editorial: Fertility, evangelism & American Christianity

The future of Christianity in America may be determined by whether there’s enough womb for the faithful. Pardon the pun. But that’s the truth.


Editorial: Halloween, culture & faith in the real world

Don’t be creeped out, but Halloween is sneaking up on us.

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