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Richard Dawkins

Analysis: Prayer for people who don't want it

We shouldn’t be surprised when offering prayer for an unbeliever creates a controversy. In our contentious world, Christians and non-Christians alike see slights where none are intended and infer insults where none are implied.

       
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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.

       
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In Touch: Preaching, Pastor Day, Micah 6:8, Renovacion, survey

It's been a busy month for BGCT Executive Director David Hardage.

       
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Don't keep God’s children from coming near to him

When they minister to refugee children, Texas Baptists follow Jesus' example.

       
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Lent—Time to reflect, pray

The Lenten season calls Christians to draw closer to God as they anticipate Easter.

       
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.

       
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Editorial: A trying time—and learning opportunity—for Baylor

In response to its sexual abuse crisis, Baylor University must provide transparency to the fullest extent allowed by law, develop the strongest anti-sexual violence culture anywhere, extend compassion and justice to abuse victims, and ensure due process and justice for accused perpetrators.

       
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Letters: All about the pastor and the politician

This week's letters to the editor: All about the pastor and the politician

       
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Ray: Bivocational pastors accept "unique anointing of God"

If you are a bivocational pastor, you have accepted a unique anointing of God. Your talent to serve both in the church and beyond is unique.

       
Texas Baptists

Maciel: A passion to preach

God is doing a great work among African-American churches in the BGCT,  and God is using great pastors to share the passion of the cross.

       
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.

       
Why do we care what unbelievers think?

Editorial: Why do we care what unbelievers think?

Caring what unbelievers think does not require Christians to deny our faith. To the contrary, it requires us to live out our faith, treating people like Jesus did.

       
Analysis: Can pastors endorse political candidates?

Analysis: Can pastors endorse political candidates?

To what degree are pastors and churches limited in political campaigns? Can pastors endorse political candidates?

       
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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