Quotes in the News

“The Church never fears the truth of science, because we are convinced that all truth comes from God."-- Giovanni Lajolo.

RIGHT or WRONG? Sharing faith with Muslims

How can I share my Christian faith with my Muslim neighbor without offending him?

2nd Opinion: Where in the world is paradise?

Cozumel, Mexico, may look like paradise. But a hurricane can remind residents they're still subject to the cares and woes of this world.

DOWN HOME: Take a muddy ride down life’s road

With water always in short supply across Texas, why do I have such a hard time driving to church without messing up my car?

IN FOCUS: Where do your cooperative funds go?

The Cooperative Program gifts from our churches provide the financial foundation for everything the BGCT does.

Quotes in the news

 David Gushee pronounces "anathema" on churches that support the U.S. torture policy.

RIGHT or WRONG? Helping the needy

My pastor tells me that, with the downturn in the economy, more people are requesting assistance from our church. We have limited funds. What can we do?

Nigeria: The Problem of Religious Strife in Africa’s Largest Nation

In a commentary from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Center for Religious Liberty, Associate Director J. David Holcomb notes that the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has named Nigeria as a “countries of particular concern” in the area of religious rights for the first time.

Cartoon: Spiritual bailout

Cartoon: “God’s forgiveness of sins ... is that like a spiritual bailout program?”

2nd Opinion: Survey’s implications for education

The new American Religious Identification Survey, sponsored by Trinity College, reveals interesting facts that could impact religiously affiliated American universities, including Baptist schools, in coming years.

IN FOCUS: So, just what exactly is the BGCT?

What exactly is the Baptist General Convention of Texas? That is a question I have been asked several times since coming to work for the convention six months ago.

Quotes in the news: Gay marriage

"The issue of gay marriage and the arguments for it are surprising when you first hear them."

RIGHT or WRONG: The 'Baptist' name

Why should we keep using the name “Baptist” since it is so divisive and detrimental to the cause of Christ?

DOWN HOME: No link between eyes & hands

Marv confesses he has no eye-hand coordination.

Cartoon: "I twitter"

Cartoon: "I twitter"
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.
The Baptist Standard is supported by donors, subscribers and advertisers.

Connect with the Baptist Standard

Facebook  Twitter  Google+  RSS

About These Ads
About These Ads

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios