Addressing the tension of our time voiced in ongoing protests is best done by finding what people want and working toward achieving common goals.
09/09/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
We are hardwired to seek safety. Though sharing that common denominator, we assume we mean different things by it. There’s a way forward.
09/03/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
While it’s true no one wants to grieve, nor to experience reasons for grief, if we want to live well, we need to grieve well, individually and corporately.
08/26/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Along with questions about safely regathering in-person, churches need to engage questions affecting the fabric of the nation, families and churches.
08/20/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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?
08/12/2020 - 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.
08/05/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
07/29/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
07/22/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Editor Eric Black defines one of the Baptist Standard’s three core commitments, responsible journalism, and how he and Standard are reaching for it.
07/16/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Students need to receive education in the fall. They don’t need to be used as leverage in political and economic disputes.
07/08/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Four recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions may be disagreeable, but how Christians demonstrate the character of Christ in response matters more.
07/01/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
06/24/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor