We tell ourselves and those visiting our churches that we welcome people in our buildings. Too often, our words and actions say otherwise.
01/25/2023 - By Eric Black / Editor
As some in the SBC seek to exclude women pastors—of any kind—some Texas Baptists wonder anew where the BGCT stands on women in ministry.
01/19/2023 - By Eric Black / Editor
If we oppose racism in all its forms, we should be able to define all its forms. Otherwise, we are doing little more than virtue signaling.
01/11/2023 - By Eric Black / Editor
What I watched Monday night and Tuesday afternoon is a snapshot, not just of where we are as a culture, but who we are as a people.
01/04/2023 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black shares a few lessons learned from five women who taught on the five women in Jesus’ genealogy.
12/21/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
The Respect for Marriage Act defines what marriages are legal, not how marriage is respected. Churches can define that respect in positive ways.
12/15/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
Not every fallen minister should be restored to ministry. Who has the authority to decide who is restored and who isn’t?
12/07/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
Four pastors give their stamp of approval on Johnny Hunt’s return to ministry, but accountability requires more than that.
11/30/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
Paul instructed the Christians in Thessalonica to “give thanks in all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Did he really mean all?
11/22/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
Not everything is better in Texas, but more can be. If we will live as Jesus taught and commanded us to live, more will be.
11/17/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
What greatness are we—Christians and churches—after? How are we displaying that so-called greatness? Does it look like the world?
11/09/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor
Attacking politicians begins well before any physical attack. It begins close to home, in our hearts and minds. We must defeat it there.
11/02/2022 - By Eric Black / Editor