Churches often fall into the temptation to make entertainment the main attraction of their youth ministries. Jonathan Balmer calls churches back to making Jesus Christ the main attraction.
By Jonathan Balmer
Joel Gallegos is a product of Hispanic Baptists in West Texas, where he still lives. He works in the oil and gas industry and shares his background and thoughts on being a Christian in the marketplace.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
In the most polarized time in American history, Matthew McNiece challenges Christians to remember the primacy of love.
By Matthew McNiece
A Baptist Standard reader responded to Editor Eric Black’s suggestions for how Baptists might vote in the 2020 presidential election.
How can we create a more civil world? Rich Traylor writes on how Hardin-Simmons University is teaching students about civil discourse.
By Rich Traylor
Instead of competing over who is most doctrinally pure, most committed to justice, has the most baptisms or who simply is the best, let’s race to be the hope of Jesus Christ in a hope-starved time.
By Eric Black / Editor
Are we embracing the gospel we think we are embracing? Are we offering the gospel of Jesus Christ or some human version? Sam Still prods our thinking.
By Sam Still
Keith Skaar, a member of First Baptist Church in Midland and a petroleum geologist, shares his background and his thoughts on being a follower of Christ in the marketplace.
What if we need to engage publicly in education and immigration, not for political reasons, but for spiritual ones?
Chris Johnson, pastor of First Baptist Church in San Antonio, shares his background and thoughts on ministry.
At a time when journalism is under scrutiny, we need to understand what independent journalism is and how such independence relates to all of us.
David Hardage, executive director of Texas Baptists, celebrates the longevity of Baptist churches in Texas and invites churches to share their history.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists