My wife and I are partners

And it’s preposterous for us to think God’s dissatisfied with this way of life.

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The War on Poverty: A young Baptist’s experience

As probably the first white person to work for blacks in Dallas County, Texas, my thinking was transformed in profound ways.

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This Bud’s for Paige

The suggestion that one glass of wine might make a person an alcoholic is right out of the 1950s.

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Disruptive innovator competencies: temperance and courtesy

Impulse control and awareness of context are emerging as key indicators.

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Navigating the Land of the Giants

Moving forward requires careful packing for the journey.

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Do for-profit corporations have religious liberties?

The now-famous Hobby Lobby case finally has been argued before the Supreme Court, with a decision expected in June. Their claim, on balance, should be denied.

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Our silence on faith does not serve those leaving the church

The church must speak up and offer compelling reasons to Millennials and other young people about what organized religion has to offer — and why they should stay.

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Sexual complementarity: A dangerous debate

Its advocates rarely speak of the consequences of women’s noncompliance to their husband’s alleged authority.

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Life on the way

After tragedy, in a hospital at 4 in the morning, a reminder that God makes all things new.

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Preaching Easter

Is nonviolence the best way to conceive the character of God through Scripture?

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How well does your staff improvise?

Disruptive innovator competencies include resourcefulness and a high level of output.

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For all its flaws, ‘Noah’ raises important questions

Churches must be willing and able to answer them.

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It’s a no-win for the voices of exclusion

World Vision may have set a table for us to gather around and begin the conversation we must have.

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The new independent Baptist churches

For many congregations, denominational identity lies in their own missions program.

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Your congregational aroma

A reality check to see if your congregation’s culture stinks.

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God: Still creating, after all these years

Christians can be blessed if they’re willing to enlarge their worldview to include “How Stuff Works.”

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Outreach, from the inside out

How can churches recognize seasons of change or need in people only tangentially connected to the congregation?

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The ‘ex-SBC’ trilogy: A response to my respondents

On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

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Baptists on the other side of anger

Moving on means being committed to a few powerful intentions.

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‘All my ex’s...’

Who says moderate Baptists haven’t grown up?

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