Editor Eric Black sees in the Book of Revelation and the Lord’s Prayer clues to how Christians should regard those unlike them.
04/08/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
If church membership is about incarnation more than institution, we should be concerned about its decline, Editor Eric Black contends.
03/31/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Legislation and regulation might help reduce some violence, but to stop it, we need to surrender our disdain for others.
03/25/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black asks, “What would you do if 3,000 people came to you, and Jesus told you to feed them?” He considers possible responses.
03/17/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black reflects on where we are one year after the first closures in Texas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/10/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black responds to Gov. Greg Abbott’s Mar. 2 announcement about masks by encouraging Christians to focus on their common ground.
03/03/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Trying to figure out who’s responsible for recent winter storm damages can be an exercise in seeing a deeper and more pervasive problem.
02/24/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
How Christians are to live in the world seems counterintuitive and ineffective but rests on the witness of Scripture and Christian history.
02/17/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
A lesson taken from the impeachment trial: Winner-take-all approaches may overshadow the best solutions for all involved during conflict.
02/11/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black denounces racism and the vile letters received by two Texas Baptist pastors. Racism in all its forms must be opposed.
02/03/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black contends we need to test our thoughts and actions in light of what matters most to followers of Jesus.
01/27/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor
Biden’s efforts at unity and his attention to those who suffer are a pastoral model and powerful example Christians can appreciate.
01/21/2021 - By Eric Black / Editor