Christians come from a long line of estrangement. It’s a pattern as old as time and difficult to leave behind, but Christians need to figure out how.
By Eric Black / Editor
Is a single issue a sufficient reason to choose a candidate? Terry Austin doesn’t think so and explains why a single issue is more complicated than that.
By Terry Austin
The Harriers had a great marriage until depression changed things. Rodney Harrier shares their story and encourages others enduring the same struggle.
By Rodney Harrier
Despite discouraging news about the American church, not all is lost. There is hope. Matt Cook, assistant director of the Center for Healthy Churches, points the way.
By Matt Cook / Center for Healthy Churches
There are facts and interpretations of the facts, and there is the truth. Are we willing to face the truth, especially the truth about ourselves?
How do you picture hell? Joshua Sharp considers an attractive view of hell and how it measures up to the biblical description.
By Joshua Sharp
When it’s paramount to know the truth, how do we discern it among so many competing claims? Jack Goodyear offers straightforward counsel.
By Jack Goodyear
Dalese Black reviews A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman by Holly Beers, a stark account of a woman’s life in ancient Ephesus.
By Dalese Black
If last year was any indication, 2020 will test our resolve even further. Will we see any clearer our need to be people of Christ’s peace and good will?
Editor Eric Black describes the most-read opinion articles and topics published in the Baptist Standard during 2019.
Though we sing of “peace on Earth,” these are restless times. Followers of Christ need to remain above the divisiveness. There’s work to be done … together.
How does our response to someone like Greta Thunberg match our response to people God sends to get our attention, the prophets?