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Guest editorial: Is Sunday the most segmented day of the week?

For centuries, congregations have segmented according to various factors. Today, socio-economics is a primary cause of congregational segmentation.

       
openBiblepen

2nd Opinion: Everybody's a priest vs. submit to spiritual authorities

Pastors may "blow the trumpet," but they're part of an orchestra of fellow priests.

       
Black Lives Matter

2nd Opinion: Grand-jury reform, Black Lives Matter and pro-life advocacy

Adherence to God’s demand for justice is a mark of discipleship. This includes rejecting both individual acts of injustice, such as favoritism or racist language, and systemic acts of injustice, such as bias in criminal justice, educational inequality or the financial exploitation of the poor.

       
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Guest editorial: Them and us?

This election year, we seem obsessed with us against them. We just can't agree on who "they" are or which "us" is us. From BNG.

       
March for Life

Analysis: Candidates’ abortion positions distort growing consensus

Public debates and political discourse on abortion lags behind the growing national consensus for increased restrictions on terminating pregnancies.

       
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2nd Opinion: For vision, good enough isn't enough

When it comes to mediocre, good-enough vision, what churches see is what they get.

       
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Guest editorial: Addicted to fear

Sadly, Christians are among the leading addicts to fear. From BNG.

       
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René Maciel: DBU, ETBU ‘do a wonderful job’

Dallas Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University have been preparing ministers and training laity for decades.

       
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2nd Opinion: What I’ve learned from two decades in the gospel ministry

Two decades in ministry have taught Christian ethicist Russell Moore a few lessons.

       
syrian refugees

Guest editorial: Christian-Muslim dialogue must recognize ‘harsh realities’

How Christians respond to the Syrian refugee crisis will define the advance of Christian-Muslim interactions.

       
Right or Wrong? ‘A living experiment’

Right or Wrong? ‘A living experiment’

Calls for “homogenous church growth” are being replaced with pleas for multiethnic and/or multicultural congregations. What do you think?

       
2nd Opinion: Offering hope to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

2nd Opinion: Offering hope to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

I recently heard about a mother’s incredible journey of peace and reconciliation during my trip to Lebanon as part of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative’s efforts to support education and training.

       
Guest editorial: Agreeable disagreement

Guest editorial: Agreeable disagreement

It was early in my pastoral ministry. I still thought my primary job was to please people and make them happy, ensure their comfort, and leave them liking me.

       
first amendment

2nd Opinion: Christians should support freedom for all faiths and for no faith

When Christians demand religious freedom for ourselves and do not speak up for others, we miss the teaching of Jesus, “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the law and the prophets” (Matthew 7:12).

       
football and violence

Guest editorial: Why Americans should quit watching football

We should refuse to watch and otherwise support football until it fundamentally changes its relationship with violence.

       
 
 
 
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