TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_CONTENT TPL_BPS_LINK_SKIP_TO_NAV

Cartoon

In a fit of impatient rage, architect Johnson unknowingly sparks an idea in the mid of the developer.
       

2nd Opinion: Rebranding American religions

James Rudin of the American Jewish Committee imagines what high-powered Madison Avenue PR gurus would recommend for America's faith communities.
       

Quotes in the News

“The redemption of that which seemed most unredeemable from our human perspective—that is precisely the business of the gospel we are in, is it not? And the gospel applies to our wrenched marriages as much as it does to our souls.” -- Glenn Stanton
       

DOWN HOME: What we’ll think as we walk the aisle

The other night, Jo and I got to talking about our “Molly memories,” before we escort our daughter down the aisle this week to marry her waiting-and-excited beau.
       

Reading the Culture: Hand washing and elephants

When confronted with more facts than we could possibly ever absorb, it's good to remember that “The Lord is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed” (1 Samuel 2:3). He is reading your heart as you read these words.
       

RIGHT or WRONG? Denominational loyalty

I’m watching friends who graduated from Baptist seminaries change denominations. I’m beginning to think they are no different than politicians who change political party affiliations to get re-elected. What is the appropriate sense of denominational loyalty these days?
       

IN FOCUS: Is God calling you to be a missionary?

If we are going to be Acts 1:8 Christ-followers who are witnesses to our Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth, then many of our folks must be willing to be missionaries.
       

2nd Opinion: Congregations need a sanctuary

What has happened to reverence for God and respect for the sanctuary of God?
       

Cartoon

The phrase “out-foxed” is coined.

       

Quotes in the News

“Saying this year’s increase in baptisms is good news is like bragging your state moved from the 47th to 46th state in educational achievement. It’s better, but it’s not time for a parade.” --Ed Stetzer
       

DOWN HOME: Summer reminds us of you-know-what

Let the griping commence: Looks like this summer’s going to be hotter than Satan’s pitchfork.
       

Opinion: The Texas textbook war in historical context

The latest skirmish in white Southern religion’s war against history recently reached its climax in Texas. As has often been the case since the antebellum era, cultural religion won and American history lost.
       

Cartoon

The phrase "Tastes just like chicken" is born.
       

2nd Opinion: Desperately seeking home & rest

Lord Byron needed to understand Psalm 90:1: “Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.”
       

IN FOCUS: What will it take to reach Texas?

Looking back on Texas Hope 2010, we recognize the most effective way to reach our state for Christ is through the local church. Only the church has all the gifts of the Spirit needed to share the hope of Christ and nurture new believers to maturity.
       
 
 
 
Care to comment? Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , our editor. Maximum length for publication is 250 words.

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Google+

About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios