Atatiana matters, who she was matters, what happened to her matters, how we feel about this and why matters, and inasmuch as the church is the earthly representative of Atatiana’s Creator, what the church does matters.
By Dr. Michael Bell
With so much bad news, we may want to stick our heads in the sand or turn the channel. There’s another, counterintuitive way to escape bad news.
By Eric Black / Editor
John Whitten remembers his friend and mentor, Eddy Curry, who died unexpectedly in August 2019, sharing grief tinged with hope and gratitude.
By John Whitten
Baptist churches in Texas are struck with the particular kind of challenge of having had good days and now living in leaner ones. We have a choice to make: to be afraid or to be faithful.
By Myles Werntz
Jason Atchley, the lead pastor of Bacon Heights Baptist Church in Lubbock and second vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, shares his background and thoughts on ministry and the church.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
A Baptist Standard reader responds to comments made by Adam Greenway, newly-elected president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, during an interview with Ken Camp, managing editor of the Baptist Standard.
There is a mind-altering and highly contagious disease among us. It has a single name and a multitude of expressions. And it can be eradicated.
Dr. Wanda Bolton-Davis challenged pastors and church leaders during the inaugural African American Preaching Conference to reprioritize discipleship.
In these fractious times, followers of Christ need to be the glue that holds families, neighborhoods, communities and societies together.
La seguridad de la iglesia es una cuestión de discipulado y mayordomía. Como discípulos de Cristo, nuestra máxima seguridad no está en este mundo sino en Cristo.
Remembering the arrival of the first African slaves to the American colonies, the first annual African American Preaching Conference proclaimed the liberating voice of black preaching.
Instead of competing over who is most doctrinally pure, most committed to justice, has the most baptisms or who simply is the best, let’s race to be the hope of Jesus Christ in a hope-starved time.