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Editorial: Criminal exonerations and ending capital punishment

Every time we execute someone who did not commit the crime, we as a society convict ourselves of the same crime for which we demand others pay the ultimate price.

       
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2nd Opinion: Beatles, brains, beauty of Christ

By creating neurosonic maps in listeners' brains, music wields enormous power.

       
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Guest editorial: Beware sharks in sheep’s clothing

Charitable contributions from operators of car-title and payday lending stores must not detract faith-based organizations from working for justice on behalf of the poor.

       
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Tribute: Buckner Fanning—San Antonio’s pastor, God’s bandleader

Buckner Fanning was at home everywhere he went. In God’s name and with God’s very presence, Buckner made everyone feel at home.

       
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.

       
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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.

       
 
 

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