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Texas Baptist Forum

My friends on the Baylor University board of regents are urging patient understanding from our Texas Baptist family concerning the appointment of Kenneth Starr as president of the university.
       

Quotes in the News

“I've never met a person who intended to ruin his or her life. It's the tiny transgressions, the minor deceptions, the trivial decisions that start the slide into the swamp. If we turn down the lights slowly enough, our eyes adjust to the dark. So do our souls.” --Jim Denison
       

Reading the Culture: The logic of terrorism

Cross-cultural dialogue is essential for Christians concerned about the Muslim world.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Ethical guidelines

Some people act as if the Ten Commandments were the only ethical guidelines in the Old Testament. Aren’t ethical values stated in other ways in the Old Testament?
       

DOWN HOME: Heaven is louder, funnier, happier

Irreplaceable. That’s the first word that came to mind when my friend David notified me Bill Wright died.
       

EDITORIAL: Baylor’s new Starr needs 5 points

Like so much about Baylor University, Kenneth Starr’s election as president has been fraught with discord. What is the way forward for Starr and for Baylor?
       

Cartoon: What’s in a name?

Cartoon: What’s in a name?
       

2nd Opinion: ‘What I know 6 months out’

I have reassured myself in the six months since the death of my daughter, Maggie Lee, that although I have no idea what I will do without her, I honestly didn’t know what to do with her when she first arrived, either.
       

IN FOCUS: Mission Arlington embodies Texas Hope

I recently made a trip to Mission Arlington/Metroplex. I was amazed by what I saw.
       

Texas Baptist Forum

I respectfully disagree with Richard Berry’s comparison of the ungodly behavior of the Israelites at the foot of Mount Sinai with contemporary worship.
       

Quotes in the News

“Knowing that if God is outside time and I am inside time, that puts some severe limitations on my ability to crack all the codes." --Matt Chandler
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Evaluating a pastor

Some people in our church judge our pastor exclusively by how well he visits the hospital. Shouldn’t the criteria for evaluating a pastor’s effectiveness be broader?
       

DOWN HOME: Not what she says; how she says it

One of the great things about a long marriage is that, even over the telephone, a husband can tell when his wife is smiling.
       

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