New shoes and a message of hope for vulnerable children united a diverse group of businesses, churches and individuals for the same cause.
Bailey Stone, former evangelism director for the Baptist General Convention of Texas and pastor of churches in McKinney, Bryan and Odessa, died Aug. 26. He was 86.
When members of First Baptist Church in West learned Texas Baptist Men needed sports drinks and bottled water to deliver to flood victims in South Louisiana, they seized the opportunity to repay kindness shown to them when an fertilizer blast rocked their town three years ago.
Dallas Baptist University student Sean McAndrews feels God has called him to help persecuted people.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders issued statements affirming Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter in light of her pending divorce from her husband of 44 years, Roger Paynter, former pastor of First Baptist Church in Austin.
We can’t wish away the dispiriting election cycle of 2016. We can, however, contribute to the greater good by embracing and incarnating basic truths that can strengthen and heal our society.
Baptist Standard editors from the past offer wisdom on religious liberty, separation of church and state, and matters of Christian citizenship.
When a storm-with-no-name dumped more rain on South Louisiana in two days than Hurricane Katrina did in 2005, Texas Baptist Men responded to the needs of residents in isolated areas east of Lake Charles.
What if my salvation is not just about me? What if God’s plan all along has been through Christ to restore and heal and make whole our oneness with God, with each other and with all of creation?
Here's back-to-school advice from Baylor University's David Garland that is valuable for everyone, from a new kindergartner, to a graduate student, to a "student" of life.
WMU of Texas wants to honor of Texas' Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director-elect of national WMU, by reaching endowment goal. Wayland adds faculty to its School of Religion and Philosophy. Howard Payne collaborates on nursing degrees.
This summer, Baylor University completed or made significant progress on more than three-fourths of the 105 recommendations that grew out of an investigation into the university’s response to sexual violence.
This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Darin Wood, pastor of First Baptist Church in Midland.
Texas Baptist Men named John-Travis Smith, a 32-year-old with lifelong involvement in missions and ministry and a background in finance, as the organization's chief operating officer.
Standing on the steps of the U.S. Capitol May 16, 1920, Baptist statesman and Dallas pastor George W. Truett delivered one of the greatest speeches on Christian political responsibility, “Baptists and Religious Liberty.”
“There’s a sweet, sweet spirit in this place,” the congregation sings on Sunday morning. And it’s often true—right up until somebody says something about politics. Then battle lines form, and Christian soldiers rally around their cause or candidate.
Charles Foster Johnson approaches public education with the fervor of an evangelist, committed to converting pastors into advocates for the schools in their neighborhoods and in all Texas communities.
The Buckner Family Hope Center in Aldine provided more than 300 children backpacks full of school supplies, one of a series of Buckner back-to-school events across the state.
Texas Baptist universities have similar—although not identical—policies in place for students who report incidents of sexual violence, and they have varied resources available for survivors.