Christians must lend their voices to protect foreign aid—particularly grants that provide food, medicine and education to the world’s poorest, weakest people.
By Marv Knox / Editor
Is your church thick or thin? The answer says much about how effectively it embodies the gospel.
This Holy Week, may we respond with gratitude to Jesus’ sacrifice on our behalf—living as Easter people, laying down our lives for others so they will know the blessing of joy on Earth and the promise of eternal life with our Savior.
By Marv Knox
Society teaches us to measure our effectiveness by the outward appearances of others’ success. But our lives and our churches are better measured by the humble, authentic, faithful way we live and move and have our being.
A medical procedure, a birth, a death, a calling all occurred in one family during one week. They echo the presence and peace of God.
A helpful antidote to pain—for individuals as well as congregations—is turning attention toward others and serving them.
Baptists—who claim the gospel is good news for all people—must champion fair, representative legislative districts, as well as equal opportunity for all citizens to cast their ballots.
When Christians are among the worst at speaking coarsely—vilifying and demeaning others—no wonder unbelievers and people of other faiths think badly of us, and also of our Savior.
New research shows the most effective way to instill faith in children is to live out the principles of that faith. So, what are you going to do about it?
Baptists, of all people, should care deeply about providing quality education for all Texas children. Supporting “school-choice” vouchers undermines both that venture and Baptist principles.
Messengers to the 2016 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting created two standards for determining if a church is in “harmonious cooperation” with the BGCT. Will the convention’s Executive Board apply both standards?
If you think President Trump’s plan to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment sounds good, think again. Religious liberty demands thoughtful separation of church and state, not a quickie marriage of pulpits and politics.