How much of our lives are lived unaware of other’s pain until after it’s too late? Editor Eric Black considers the incident in downtown Dallas on June 17, 2019, and how we can care more for hurting people.
By Eric Black / Editor
What lies behind interpretations of what the Bible says about our current hot button issues? Many say power, but is there something else? What should guide the interpretation of the Bible?
Clear boundaries are helpful in interpersonal relationships. Might they also help churches and their affiliations figure out how to relate to each other?
“Everybody’s got an angle.” Everybody? Even the Baptist Standard? Editor Eric Black responds.
It’s turbulent where values collide. Christians are called to be like Jesus in those places on purpose. But how?
Maybe you think Harvey recovery is finished. But for those who are still living with it, we need to be patient and listen.
“Relevance” is the cultural buzz word for organizational growth and vitality. But is it what Christians and their organizations should seek?
Take away our buildings, our safety, our freedom, and we will worship still.
Editor Eric Black names some key filters and parameters for deciding what is published in the Baptist Standard.
‘For’ is not a word often used to describe Baptists. More often, Baptists are described by what they’re against. But ‘for’ is a word Texas Baptists can and should rally around.
The leaders we choose say more about us than we may realize or be comfortable admitting. Editor Eric Black challenges us to step back from critiquing our leaders and to do some self-examination.
I learned important lessons about advocacy during my first visit to the Texas Capitol, one of which is how important is each person’s voice.