Why do some mature adults walk away from church and, worse, away from faith? And what can be done about it?
By Marv Knox / Editor
When it comes to relating to undocumented residents, if Texans refuse to follow the Golden Rule, maybe the courts at least will force us to follow the U.S. Constitution.
President Trump’s “religious liberty” executive order is horrible for America, for churches and for the gospel.
In these fractious times, America needs leaders like the late Will Campbell, who fought for civil rights—and ministered to Klan members.
Christians must lend their voices to protect foreign aid—particularly grants that provide food, medicine and education to the world’s poorest, weakest people.
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.