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.


Editorial: Meeting needs on three challenging fronts

How should Christians go about meeting their neighbors’ needs?

Love not condemnation

Editorial: Love, not condemnation, leads the world to Jesus

God grieves when broken people run further and further away because all they have heard on behalf of Jesus is judgment and condemnation. 


Editorial: Let’s reform our political system

Raise your hand if you’ve been disturbed and/or disgusted in the past week.

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