The presidential search committee and the presidential search advisory committee have been named at Baylor University. Now, for the good of the “Baylor family,” they need to operate as if they were one committee.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Next Sunday, ask this question: “If our church disappeared, would anybody notice?”
Is it too much to ask people to behave the same in private as they do in public?
Abraham Lincoln's phrase– “We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”–resonates in our time.
Baptists’ predilection for dissent is our heritage. Sure, it’s disconcerting, uncomfortable and just plain cringeworthy. But it offers distinct advantages.
By By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Surprise as a metaphor for God’s response to all Earth’s heartache. God sprung a surprise on the whole world that first Christmas.
Together, we’re taking on Texas Hope 2010, a campaign to (a) share the hope of Christ with all Texans in their own language and context and (b) ensure that no Texan goes to bed hungry. We intend to do this by Easter 2010.
The 2008 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Fort Worth reminded me of hundreds of Texas towns—small and quiet, but significant just the same.
Thank God, the election is over. Now, I pray the politics of division died Nov. 4, 2008.
Congratulations on winning the 2008 election. Although I don’t know your name as I write this letter, please keep at least three things in mind…
Christian citizens should be ready to cast an informed vote, prepare to forgive and then look forward in hope.
Most of us never will feel a hurricane’s wrath. But all of us can ease the burden of Baptists and their neighbors buffeted badly by Hurricane Ike.