As we celebrate American independence, we also should celebrate our freedom as followers of Christ and as Baptists. One of our great freedoms is being able to vote. How does being Baptist influence our vote?
By Eric Black / Editor
Hurricane Harvey and trauma go hand-in-hand, even two years later. Erin Albin tells powerful stories of Christ’s presence during the storm and in the days, months and years after.
By Erin Albin / Baylor University
Joel Bratcher, the director of the Aggie BSM—Baptist Student Ministry—at Texas A&M University, shares his background and thoughts on collegiate ministry.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
What is a fair price for a cup of coffee, and what does that have to do with what’s happening at the U.S./Mexico border?
In our fast food culture, we expect spiritual growth to be waiting for us at the drive-up window. What is spiritual growth really like?
By Zac Harrel
How does religious liberty apply to war memorials? Amanda Tyler, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, addresses the Supreme Court decision on the Bladensburg Cross.
By Amanda Tyler
Rachel Jones, the children’s minister at First Baptist Church of Plano, shares her background and thoughts on ministry and the church.
How much of our lives are lived unaware of other’s pain until after it’s too late? Editor Eric Black considers the incident in downtown Dallas on June 17, 2019, and how we can care more for hurting people.
Rev. Dr. Michael Evans Sr., pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield and president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, reflects on Juneteenth. How do you celebrate this important day?
By Rev. Dr. Michael Evans Sr.
Texas Baptists have a long history of preparing ministers and missionaries for work all over the world. David Hardage, executive director of the BGCT, tells of work being done by a Texas Baptist in Santa Fe, N.M.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
“Local church autonomy” is an oft-repeated phrase these days as Baptists respond to sexual abuse, sexuality and women in leadership. How does autonomy relate to Baptists working together?
By Joshua Sharp
Gustavo Serrano, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in McAllen and warehouse general manager for Lone Star Citrus Growers, shares his background and thoughts on being a Christian leader in the marketplace.