It is inexcusable for one to use religious faith as a justification for ignoring the cries of the oppressed.
The best way to validate the gospel is to embody Jesus’ love for others. Shouting damnation only drives them further away.
The Baptist Standard received eight awards during the recent national meetings of the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association.
A New York minister challenged Hispanic Texas Baptist young people to make change happen in the world by living differently than the world.
Most Protestant pastors believe Jesus will return in the future. But few agree about the details of the apocalypse.
Two Dallas churches—one predominantly Anglo, the other historically African-American—surmount racial and geographical differences to minister to their city’s poor. (BNG)
As floodwaters began to recede, Texas Baptists assessed needs and initiated disaster relief in the Houston area while wrapping up relief and beginning long-term recovery in Southeast Texas.
Nine students from East Texas Baptist University served in Belize with Hope Springs Water—an Athens-based ministry committed to provide safe water, sanitation and public health education to developing countries.
How the faith of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, shaped his work. (The Atlantic)
A Houston lawyer says a lawsuit by Glorieta homeowners against LifeWay Christian Resources should be reinstated.(BNG)
Christians should recognize the importance of institutions such as churches and universities in shaping character and instilling virtue, theologian Gregory Jones told a crowd at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary.
Mississippi-based American Family Association launched the boycott, claiming that sex offenders exploit non-discrimination laws to gain access to the women’s room. Media Matters for America called the assertion an “urban myth.”
Genocide of religious minorities and assaults on religious freedom that have fueled an international refugee crisis demand a response from Christians and other people of good will, panelists at a Baylor University forum agreed.