A former White House insider and a Texas Baptist pastor with a long track record of public service agreed Christians have a responsibility to become politically engaged and to advocate for the common good.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Being passionate about the sanctity of life rings hollow if that passion is not matched by living a life wholly consistent with being pro-life. Christians must be equally concerned with the entirety of life.
By Eric Black / Editor
Biblical teachings should inform a Christian’s view of justice. Kathryn Freeman outlined some of those teachings and practical steps being taken to enact criminal justice reform.
Polarization, confirmation bias and dehumanization damage public life, syndicated Washington Post columnist and social observer Michael Gerson told a Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission gathering in Austin.
Cue the Broadway cast recording of “Hamilton.” At the Texas Capitol, it’s “The World Turned Upside Down” in terms of figuring out Republican and Democratic positions on legalization of paid daily fantasy sports businesses.
No single term—Hispanic, Latino, Latinx or whatever—fully encompasses all the people in the United States who are of Latin American ancestry.
By Isa Torres / Hispanic Beat Reporter
Members of the women’s soccer team at East Texas Baptist University led sports clinics, competed in international soccer games, distributed Bibles and shared their faith during spring break mission trip to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.
By Kristin Williams / East Texas Baptist University
Howard Payne University named Cory Hines as its next president, effective April 1. Trustees unanimously elected Hines at a called meeting March 18.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Missionaries from the United States planted the gospel seed when they arrived in Honduras 60 years ago. Now their labor continues to bear fruit through the ministry of Ricarte Espinal, pastor of Iglesia Bautista La Promesa in Dallas.
Weeks after a tornado ripped through a densely populated section of Havana, a Cuban Baptist seminary continues to deliver much-needed assistance to storm survivors, thanks in large part to ministry spearheaded by a Waco Baptist family.
Threads by Nomad, a Houston-based ministry that celebrates diversity through design, providing refugees who are skilled seamstresses and fiber artists both an avenue for cultural expression and a livelihood.
By Carolyn Tomlin
Terms like “Hispanic” or “Latino” may suggest a group of people who share a common language and culture, but leaders of Hispanic Texas Baptist churches know better.