Rev. Dr. Ryan Sutton calls for more than remembrance and celebration on Juneteenth. He calls the church to embody its prophetic role.
By Rev. Dr. Ryan Sutton
The times feel like being on a ship at sea in a storm, like the world is heaving under our feet. We must face the waves head-on.
By Eric Black / Editor
On his way to a conversation on race, Pastor Steve Graves found himself stuck in construction traffic, an experience that became a word picture.
By Steve Graves
Jim Denison seeks to create further awareness of the longstanding issue of racism in the United States and the transforming hope the gospel offers.
By Jim Denison / Denison Forum
Matt Snowden, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Waco, brings humor to the call to wear face masks when attending worship in person.
By Matt Snowden
While we watch the calendar and the clock, are we making the best use of the time? Jim Lemons explores this question and how it matters for how we live.
By Jim Lemons
Patience seems hard to come by, especially in times of crisis. Ryan Chandler examines the depth of patience and why it is critical for us now.
By Ryan Chandler
Sam Law, founder of Sam Law Financial and member of First Baptist Church in Lubbock, shares his thoughts about being a Christian in the marketplace.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
As debates swirl around the country over defunding or disbanding police departments, an analogy might help in understanding some calls for defunding.
By Jared Brandt
Churches have more reason to partner with public schools than they may realize. Marshall Cook, a son and grandson of educators, explains.
By Marshall Cook
Systemic racism is a prime example of the spiritual battle Paul refers to in Ephesians. Joshua Sharp explains and offers responses to systemic racism.
By Joshua Sharp
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.