Financial failure hits us in the pocket book and the pension plan, but the turmoil on Wall Street essentially is a spiritual crisis.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
With storm after storm pounding the coasts and so much suffering in the world, no wonder people ponder the presence of good and evil.
By Marv Knox, Editor
Baylor University took a leap toward unity by selecting David Garland as interim president.
Jesus provided some words of advice that can guide Christians through another political season.
No new president can direct the Baylor dissonance until the board orchestrates harmony. Bringing the Baylor family back together should be Job 1, because nothing else will matter if Baylor tears itself apart.
“100% agreement not mandatory.” In fact, healthy, open, vibrant disagreement can be a blessing.
Baptists have formed friendships with people from all over the world, whose faiths are different, but whose values are similar. Could that be why relationships seem to trump Christianity’s exclusive faith claims in the recent Pew Forum's Religious Landscape Survey?
If we love people whose names fill our church rolls but who never darken our church doors and who live like hell, we will draw up the courage to “lovingly correct” them.
Texas Baptists don’t have to be missiologists to see things are amiss in our iconic missions organization. We need to pray for Texas WMU.
The wonderful thing about the impossibility of Texas Hope 2010 is that it kicks our pride in the head.
Theoretically, people should be able to express different opinions and still get along. In practice, however, cordial disagreement is the exception rather than the rule.
By Marv Kox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Ironically, Thomas Clifford McGowan Jr. became a free man the same day the U.S. Supreme Court freed states to resume executions. McGowan’s case illustrates why Texas and other states should maintain a moratorium on capital punishment.