Marv Knox

Marv Knox

Marv Knox is editor of the Baptist Standard and Common Call.

In a pluralistic and diverse society, a memory of being dissenters puts Baptists in a strong position.

The time for simply listening and mourning and prayer is over. We need to act, they said.

It’s a poignant account of Thomas Eric Duncan, America’s first Ebola victim, as well as his fiancé, Louise Troh, and her family.

The church should proclaim clearly and forcefully, “We’ve got this.”

It’s time for our society to see humble Christianity.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:00

Houston subpoenas doubly disturbing

It both violates religious freedom and fans the fears of conspiracy theorists.

A Baptist church in Dallas holds a service for the first victim of the disease in the U.S.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 11:02

Frightful world, fearless living

Fear would be funny if it weren’t so fraudulent.

But by listening, respecting and loving, not by upbraiding and chastising.

Joel Gregory’s rise to prominence in the Southern Baptist Convention was meteoric. His fall was just as spectacular — and painfully public. Now, though, the preacher says the trajectory offered him a measure of both grace and humanity.

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