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
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.
06/17/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
06/09/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Lisa Rainey, an educator, Baptist Standard contributor and guest editorialist, encourages others to discover the joys of reading and writing.
06/03/2020 - 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.
05/28/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
We will respond to current challenges and uncertainties by being creative, compassionate and courageous, just as God created us to be.
05/20/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
The fight against racism has been longer than all other wars combined. Hope won’t come from government regulation or social pressure.
05/14/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
When should the church re-gather in person, and how? As each church makes its own decision, we need to extend grace to each other.
05/01/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Amid all the “what if” questions about reopening businesses, Editor Eric Black offers a different set of “what if” questions about joy.
04/28/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Underneath the debates about the reality of the coronavirus pandemic and legitimacy of responses to it is a deeper question. It’s a question of trust.
04/23/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
How should Christians respond when a politician claims ultimate and total authority? What should Christians do with such authority in uncertain times?
04/15/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
This Holy Week, though we are used to getting together to celebrate, we are holed up at home. In light of that, Editor Eric Black offers an exercise for self-examination.
04/07/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor