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RIGHT or WRONG? Repenting of racism

How can our church correct a long-standing issue of racial prejudice?
       

DOWN HOME: Precious sound: tiny heartbeat

I predict Jo and I will feel like we’re ready to be grandparents by the time she or he enters this world.
       

Comment: Just like corporate America

The administration of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary notified all retirees their health insurance would be cancelled on July 31. “Shocking” is not too strong a word to describe the impact this action has had on the Seniors of Southwestern.
       

Why is change so difficult?

Change is difficult for people in most walks of life as well as for companies, governments and organizations such as nonprofits and churches.
       

Reading the Culture: Except when Thomas Jefferson dined alone

Reflections on Thomas Jefferson and the importance of maintaining a free church in a free state.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Early retirement

Shouldn’t people consider more than money when they think about retiring?
       

OPINION: Baptists shouldn’t take religious freedom for granted

If we fail to exercise our freedom responsibly or lose sight of the importance of having a government that is neutral toward religion, we can hardly claim the mantle of those Baptist heroes whose stories we love to tell.
       

IN FOCUS: Is this a post-denominational world?

We live in an increasingly secular world. Yet observing God at work in new and meaningful ways among our family reminds us we face unprecedented opportunities.
       

Quotes in the News

“‘Testimony envy’ may be part of any community, but we evangelicals seem to have a particular bent toward narrative one-upmanship.” --Christianity Today.
       

DOWN HOME: Loving each minute of tying the knot

I’m known as the sentimental, sappy daddy. Shoot, I cry during Hallmark commercials, so presiding at my daughters’ weddings has been a daunting endeavor.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Moral decay

Almost every week, another new study seems to document the decline of congregational life in America. I think the decline can all be traced to moral decay. What do you think?
       

IN FOCUS: Acts 1:8 offers a 21st century model

We are only Acts 1:8 people when we are filled with the Holy Spirit, and the whole church proclaims the hope of Christ.
       

Cartoon

In a fit of impatient rage, architect Johnson unknowingly sparks an idea in the mid of the developer.
       

2nd Opinion: Rebranding American religions

James Rudin of the American Jewish Committee imagines what high-powered Madison Avenue PR gurus would recommend for America's faith communities.
       

Quotes in the News

“The redemption of that which seemed most unredeemable from our human perspective—that is precisely the business of the gospel we are in, is it not? And the gospel applies to our wrenched marriages as much as it does to our souls.” -- Glenn Stanton
       
 
 
 
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