Quotes in the News

"American public life is neither wholly secular nor wholly religious, but an ever-fluid mix of the two."

RIGHT or WRONG? Explaining away sin

How do you deal with people who hide their sins behind the Bible?

DOWN HOME: Martha: My sister, my hero

My sister was my hero. The world, and now heaven, are far better places because of Martha’s presence.

Lessons learned—Keys to remember when booking an evangelist

Mike Barrera, pastor of United Baptist Church in Laredo, offers some practical advice for a church choosing an evangelist for their revival meeting.

IN FOCUS: Have you made your Pentecost plans?

On Pentecost Sunday, we should recommit to the commission of the church to make disciples of all the nations.

Quotes in the News

"When you come and tell people not to vote for any Muslims, you’re talking about an entire group. I was born in this country."-- Ali Saleh

RIGHT or WRONG? Caring for the vulnerable

The Epistle of James says true religion is marked by care for widows and orphans. Are these categories still in effect for Christian ministry?

DOWN HOME: Patriotism, brains & the economy

My wife, Joanna, is a great American and a very smart girl. Eventually, that combination is going to cost me.

The Tongue: A Powerful Tool For Or Against God

To control the tongue, Christians must walk in the Spirit and consistently guard their words.

Cartoon: Mural support

Cartoon: Don't worry about us. We're just here for mural support.

2nd Opinion: Easter in China: Only 3 eggs

At a rural church in China, self-sacrifice in the form of three eggs represented the mystery of Christ's sacrifice and Resurrection to visiting Americans.

Quotes in the News: 'Religious Right'

"Terminology is fraught with peril."-- John Green

RIGHT or WRONG? Fudging on your taxes

I’ve been feeling guilty about “fudging” a little bit on my income tax return.

IN FOCUS: ‘Why do we pray?’

How many times have you been asked this question? How have you responded? If God already knows what we are going to ask, then why ask?

DOWN HOME: Alarm clock should ask: Are you sure?

When the alarm went off too early, I remembered the song Mother, a devoted pastor’s wife, sang to me practically every Sunday morning for more than 18 years.
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

More News

Design & Development by Toolbox Studios