UPDATED: Baylor University hired a Philadelphia law firm to conduct an independent external investigation of how the school handled a football player’s sexual assault of a female student-athlete.
The Baptist Standard is participating in North Texas Giving Day. On Sept. 17, every donation of $25 and above will be multiplied when donors contribute to the Standard through www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org.
Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers served throughout August in the storm-damaged and flood-ravaged Midwest.
Writer and church coach says the term ‘post-everything’ sums up the variety of challenges facing the church today, from post-modernity to post-Christianity to post-denominationalism.
Updated: One way to fix the troubled public-school system in Texas is making education funds available to church-based private schools, a group of pastors including Ed Young of Second Baptist Church in Houston and Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas claimed in a brief to the Supreme Court of Texas.
Student Missions Blog: In the months leading up to my departure for missions service in Vancouver, Canada, I was reminded constantly of the “great sacrifice” I am making. But I’m not the only person making sacrifices.
Student Missions Blog: This past summer in Portland was long, and it was hard, but it was so good.
René Maciel, president of Baptist University of the Américas, will be nominated for president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
The Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board will offer incentives for voluntary early retirement in an attempt to cut between 600 and 800 jobs from the agency’s missionary force and staff.
Baylor University will hire “outside counsel to investigate thoroughly” sexual violence on the Waco campus and create a staff position to provide “oversight of all student-athlete behavior,” Baylor President Ken Starr announced Aug. 28.
If Americans chiseled a Mount Rushmore to honor their greatest ex-presidents, surely Jimmy Carter’s face would dominate the panorama.
Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer by Max Lucado is reviewed.
No matter the topic, only the shrillest, most extreme voices seem to be heard. How can we find common ground for reasonable, reconciling conversations, especially in our congregations?