Given the ubiquitous nature of politics and the historic Baptist commitment to the separation of church and state, what is the Standard’s place in political discourse?
By Eric Black / Editor
Since teachers are rising to the challenge of education in a pandemic, perhaps we can rise to the challenge of resourcing them in equal measure.
As a follow up to his editorial published July 22, Editor Eric Black comments on words one of his predecessors used in 1965 to describe Black Americans.
Editor Eric Black, spurred by the death of Rep. John Lewis on July 18, examines the Baptist Standard’s record of the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965.
Editor Eric Black defines one of the Baptist Standard’s three core commitments, responsible journalism, and how he and Standard are reaching for it.
Students need to receive education in the fall. They don’t need to be used as leverage in political and economic disputes.
Four recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions may be disagreeable, but how Christians demonstrate the character of Christ in response matters more.
Our children are taking in and learning from everything going on around them. Editor Eric Black challenges us to be mindful of what we are teaching them.
The times feel like being on a ship at sea in a storm, like the world is heaving under our feet. We must face the waves head-on.
It can be difficult to think through all that is happening in our country. We may be trying to push it out of our mind. But we mustn’t.
Lisa Rainey, an educator, Baptist Standard contributor and guest editorialist, encourages others to discover the joys of reading and writing.
By Lisa M. Rainey, Ph.D.
Contempt is a killer, laying low but unable to stay under wraps forever. To combat contempt, Editor Eric Black points to God’s valuation of us.