Voting is a civic and Christian duty. Editor Marv Knox talks about the reasons why Texans should vote, even when they think they know who’s going to win.
This week, our profile of Texas Baptist ministers features Kyndall Rae Rothaus, pastor of Lake Shore Baptist Church in Waco.
If phone screens and computer terminals are negatively affecting our God-given ability and call to connect with other human beings in a God-honoring way, then we need to unplug, Pastor Eric Black says in "Texas Baptist Voices."
America is facing a crisis of leadership because thousands of good people in public service have lost their vocation and replaced it with a career, observes columnist David Brooks. (New York Times)
Religion/philosophy professor Hal Ostrander offers five reasons why the young-Earth theory of creation is not plausible.
A Baptist church making its sanctuary available for the funeral of a longtime Church of Christ pastor and paying tribute to him may seem unusual in some towns, but not in Belton.
Texas Baptist Men volunteers continue to expand disaster relief in South Louisiana as they discover additional needs and receive more appeals for help from residents affected by floods.
Christians need to learn not only how to engage the culture in a gospel-focused manner, but also avoid becoming a captive of cultural Christianity, speakers and panelists said at the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s national conference.
On Aug. 19, a Texas criminal appeals court stayed the pending execution of Jeffrey Wood. Some Baptists believe the attention the case has received may cause many people to rethink their longtime support for capital punishment. (BNG)
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.