God calls all Christians—individually and together as churches—to ministry. Baylor’s Soundings Project is helping churches discover calling.
01/11/2024 - By Nathan Hays and Darin Davis / Baylor University
A former birth doula describes the agony of miscarriage and exhorts Christians to push for their consideration in abortion law.
01/10/2024 - By Liz Charlotte Grant / Religion News Service
Pastors are doing more funerals these days. Churches need to give attention to what this means for their pastors.
01/10/2024 - By Eric Black / Editor
A Baptist Standard reader reacts to comments by Donald Trump following a shooting at an Iowa high school.
01/10/2024 - By Staff / Baptist Standard
Joshua Longmire exhorts Christians to consider moral leadership and their moral responsibility when selecting a presidential candidate.
01/09/2024 - By Joshua Longmire
Pastors more frequently face the question, “How do I pastor someone who embraces conspiracy theories?” Ross Shelton offers guiding principles.
01/08/2024 - By Ross Shelton
The start of a new year is a good time for Christians to remember their core proclamation, that Jesus is Lord and no one else is.
01/04/2024 - By Eric Black / Editor
Hunter Brown reminds us ministers need ministry, too. He shares how other ministers and his congregations have ministered to him.
01/02/2024 - By Hunter Brown
Whether we use one or more words, we’re pretty sure we know what “love” means. Then, John comes along and qualifies the idea with “perfect.”
12/20/2023 - By Eric Black / Editor
Toby Druin, retired editor of the Baptist Standard, exhorts churches to take good care of their ministers financially.
12/19/2023 - By Staff / Baptist Standard
Joseph is much more than a background character in the Christmas story, Joshua Sharp contends. Jesus’ earthly father is vital to the story.
12/19/2023 - By Joshua Sharp
Following God’s call often means working through our own problems. Ruth and Joe Cook offer encouragement to do just that.
12/19/2023 - By Ruth & Joe Cook