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Author Marv Knox

Marv Knox is the field coordinator for Fellowship Southwest.

A gunman who slaughtered 22 people in El Paso claimed in an online forum he wanted to stop a ‘Hispanic invasion.’ Anyone who would shoot our Mexican and other Latinx brothers and sisters would shoot into the heart of God. […] Read More

Pastors and ministry leaders on both sides of the Mexico-United States border are gearing up to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant caravan marching toward the U.S. […] Read More

Refugees who fled their homelands to escape civil war and persecution find help from Karen Morrow, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship missionary in Texas, as they adjust to life in the U.S. […] Read More

A cluster of Native American congregations and the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma are writing a new script for race relations in the Sooner State. […] Read More

When many people talk about “freedom of religion,” they mean they want government to allow them to freely exercise their religion, but they don’t care about others’ religion. This has been the “Protestant privilege” for decades. This perspective was posed to me recently, followed by the question, “What do you think?” The issue isn’t as […] Read More

WACO, Texas–Twenty-nine members of the J.M. Dawson family have called on Baylor University to remove the associate director of the institute that bears Dawson’s name. In an open letter dated Sept. 11, Dawson family members question the appointment of Francis Beckwith as associate director of Baylor’s J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies. However, two of […] Read More

WACO, Texas–A two-month Baylor University investigation found “insufficient evidence” to remove a member of the Baptist school’s board of regents suspected of tipping off students about an on-campus drug sting operation.The regent, Houston attorney Jaclanel McFarland, could have been the first member of the board to be impeached in the school’s 158-year history. Baylor launched […] Read More

Some U.S. Christians have tried to draw detours on the “road map” to peace in the Middle East. They need to step back from the table and allow residents of that region, who actually must follow that map, to negotiate its course with help from advocates of lasting peace. For many years, Christians who think […] Read More

If you love irony, Palm Sunday’s for you. This coming Sunday, one week before Easter, Christians around the globe will remember Jesus’ short trip from Bethany to Jerusalem five days before his crucifixion. We call it Palm Sunday because of what happened during that trip. The scene crystallized in my mind when I was no […] Read More

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32). Look around you. See America in bondage. Jesus promised truth would liberate humanity. But our nation no longer believes in truth–at least any form of objective, verifiable, absolute truth. Two surveys by religion researcher George Barna reveal that the vast majority […] Read More