Bob Terry’s Editorials


Editor Bob Terry shares insights, opinions, interpretations, devotional thoughts and challenges through his weekly editorial.


July 19, 2017

Believing and Belonging Without Behaving

The headline phrase above was popularized by British sociologist Grace Davie. It is used to describe people who profess a religious faith but ... [READ MORE]

July 12, 2017

The Paradox of a Pastor

A paradox is something that combines qualities that seem to contradict each other and a pastor’s life is full of them. Perhaps the most obvious ... [READ MORE]

June 29, 2017

Protecting the Right to Worship

More than 45 people were killed and at least another 120 injured in two bombings of Christians gathered for worship on Palm Sunday in Egypt. ... [READ MORE]

June 22, 2017

It Is Causes that Carry the Day

A clear lesson from the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in Phoenix is that causes carry the day for Southern Baptists, ... [READ MORE]

June 15, 2017

Resurrection Still the Only Hope

It was not the kind of news one expected to hear during Holy Week. Perhaps that is why the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) chose to release ... [READ MORE]

June 8, 2017

Examining the Samford Controversy

Who would have thought that a proposed student group at Samford University could strain the 175-year partnership between the university and the ... [READ MORE]

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