Right or Wrong? Religious test for office

Americans increasingly subject U.S. presidential candidates to questions and assumptions that amount to religious tests for their qualifications for office. How should Baptists respond to this trend?

DOWN HOME: Rain, imagination & our agnostic dog

The weird thing about living in a region that enjoys (endures?) all kinds of climate is what happens to your meteorological imagination.

EDITORIAL: This Advent season, just you wait

We need Advent particularly badly this year. And not simply because it's a prelude to Christmas.

Texas Baptist Forum

Does Rob Bell's book Love Wins signify progress?

2nd Opinion: The last acceptable prejudice?

An outspoken Christian scholar, formerly teaching in secular environments, is grateful for Baylor University's mission as a world-class research university that is unapologetically faith-based.

Book Reviews: Blissful Affliction

Books reviewed in this issue include Blissful Affliction: The Ministry and Misery of Writing by Judson Edwards, A Carpenter's View of the Bible by Charlie March and The Measure of a Young Man: Become the Man God Wants You to Be by Gene Getz and Kenton Getz.


In Focus: Bountiful blessings at Thanksgiving

This holiday season, what is our reason for which to give thanks? Let me share with you some of my thanks.

Quotes in the News

"The fear that unless 'In God We Trust' is displayed throughout the government, Americans will somehow lose their faith in God is a dim view of the profound religious convictions many citizens have."--Justin Amash

Reading the Culture: The Faith of Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson has just published Jobs' authorized biography. In many ways, it is the story of America.

Right or Wrong? The greatest among you

A member of our church was sued for violating workplace guidelines. As the manager/ supervisor/boss, he contends his words and decisions are final, no matter what.

Down Home: 'Home' is where you set your laptop

"There's no place like home," folks say, quoting Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. True, I suppose. But it doesn't mean you won't eventually pack up and move to another home.

EDITORIAL: FaithVillage-- Young Christians' home

Can a 123-year-old Baptist news organization create a website that will strengthen and expand the larger Christian community, particularly teens and young adults?

No language barrier

On a recent weekend, I joined three other workers in providing a children’s program at an Arabic prayer conference for Austria.

Commentary: The Gospel According to America's Pastime

baseballI was never a baseball fan. But the Texas Rangers showed me why baseball is such a big deal.



Noah: "Hey, could we have some volunteers to stay and help clean up?"

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