It can be difficult to think through all that is happening in our country. We may be trying to push it out of our mind. But we mustn’t.
By Eric Black / Editor
John Vassar, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, shares his background and thoughts on Christian higher education.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Ryan Denison, writing for his father this week, examines the role of fear and reason in the debates about defunding or reforming police departments.
By Ryan Denison / Denison Forum
David Miranda, director of Texas Baptists’ Missionary Adoption Program, encourages congregations to partner with other congregations around the world.
By David Miranda
Lisa Rainey, an educator, Baptist Standard contributor and guest editorialist, encourages others to discover the joys of reading and writing.
By Lisa M. Rainey, Ph.D.
A reader responds to President Trump’s order to teargas protesters so he could have a photo-op in front of a church.
Kyle Mize, the assistant vice president for communications at Howard Payne University, shares his background and thoughts about Christian higher education.
At a time of intense emotion, division is easy. Zac Harrel calls for the church to be united by focusing on the lordship and humble life of Jesus Christ.
By Zac Harrel
Special needs individuals display God’s handiwork. They and their families want and can be included in the life of the church and will enrich it.
By Kris Ward
Jim Denison acknowledges he doesn’t know firsthand what it’s like to experience racial discrimination, face systemic poverty, encounter injustice, or suffer as an innocent victim of violence. But Jesus does.
By Jim Denison / Denison Forum
Jim Denison, recounting two incidents in one day involving race, condemns racism and asks the Holy Spirit for Pentecost miracle to overcome it.
Contempt is a killer, laying low but unable to stay under wraps forever. To combat contempt, Editor Eric Black points to God’s valuation of us.