How does religious liberty apply to war memorials? Amanda Tyler, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, addresses the Supreme Court decision on the Bladensburg Cross.
By Amanda Tyler
A political scientist examines why, despite what people in the pew might want, the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention is unlikely to change.
By Ryan Burge
A Texas Baptist pastor translated the story of Cain (Genesis 4) into a rock album. Learn more about his classic rock take on an important biblical story.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, one of the religion’s principal festivals. Are you curious about what it is? Do you want to know more about your Muslim co-workers, neighbors or friends? Ken Chitwood explains Eid.
By Ken Chitwood / Religion News Service
A mom and former public school educator challenges parents and caregivers to give more careful consideration to what they allow children to watch on TV.
By Kyle Marie Townes
Debbie Daniel recalls her first visit to the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and the power of her second visit for their dedication service on May 19.
By Debbie Daniel
Religion News Service contributing editor Jacob Lupfer considers the difficulty of arriving at common good when American society is polarizing over issues like abortion.
By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
A Religion News Service clergy commentator examines how recent abortion rulings may bring pro-choice and pro-life advocates together.
By Kira Austin-Young / Religion News Service
There’s a reason pro-life Christians may not be tooting their own horns, and the charge that they don’t care may not be accurate.
By Trillia Newbell / Religion News Service
A Baptist Standard reader reflects on what the movie Breakthrough has to say about serving others.
By Joel Blaylock
Jack Goodyear, the dean of the Cook School of Leadership at Dallas Baptist University, provides a comparison of two positions on public and private education in Texas.
By Jack Goodyear
Public and private schools operate under differing rules for admissions and religious expression, two points often raised in discussions of education funding.
By Eric Black / Editor