Overshadowed by significant challenges happening now are reasons for the church to celebrate what didn’t happen, Editor Eric Black contends.
09/30/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Those concerned about our governing structure need to look at the short term and long term, between now and Nov. 3, 2020 and between now and 2060.
09/24/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
Will we be pulled apart by people outside us, or will we be held together by the one who unites us?
09/16/2020 - By Eric Black / Editor
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