TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_CONTENT TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_NAV
Around the State: HPU art exhibit

Around the State: HPU art exhibit

Howard Payne University is hosting “Above and Below I-10: Cross Country 2015,” a national art exhibition that will run through March 27.

Baptist Briefs: Fired Atlanta fire chief sues city

Baptist Briefs: Fired Atlanta fire chief sues city

Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming he was fired because of his religious beliefs.

Islam’s Sunni/Shiite divide explained

Islam’s Sunni/Shiite divide explained

Sunni and Shiite Muslims, two main sects of Islam, have been in conflict for more than a millennium. Here’s a primer on that ancient division.

Christian media reaches the faithful, not the masses

Christian media reaches the faithful, not the masses

Christian media has a huge base among the faithful, but many Americans ignore it, according to a LifeWay Research study.

Water ministry provides showers of blessings globally, TBM board learns

Water ministry provides showers of blessings globally, TBM board learns

Providing sources of pure drinking water represents a rapidly growing avenue for ministry in developing countries, the Texas Baptist Men executive board learned at their Feb. 20-21 meeting.

Concern for children, not animus toward gays, prompts activism, religious groups insist

Concern for children, not ill will, prompts activism, religious groups insist

Faith groups, including the moral concerns arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, say they bear no ill-will toward homosexual couples but do not want them to be allowed to marry.

BJC defends Muslim woman’s right to wear hijab to work

BJC defends Muslim woman’s right to wear hijab to work

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a Muslim woman to wear a religious head-covering to work.

Todd Still named Truett Seminary dean

Todd Still named Truett Seminary dean

New Testament scholar Todd Still has been named dean of Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, effective June 1.

Southern Baptists try to diversify churches, but will it work?

Southern Baptists try to diversify churches, but will it work?

The SBC’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is planning a Gospel and Racial Reconciliation Summit March 26-27 in Nashville, and African-American church leaders’ reactions are ranging from polite skepticism to hopeful support.

Truett professor asks liberals in CBF to drop ‘moderate’ label

Truett professor asks liberals in CBF to drop ‘moderate’ label

A quarter century after forming to resist fundamentalism in the Southern Baptist Convention, theology professor Roger Olson says the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is increasingly polarizing over liberal views gaining ground in the originally moderate group.

BGCT board declares gender assignment ‘immutable’

Biology, not psychology, determines gender identity, according to the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board.

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Google+  RSS

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios