In the Old Testament, God is referred to as Father only 15 times. Yet Jesus addresses God as Father 170 times in the gospels.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
The blindness of self-serving is rampant. Self-sacrifice and personal ethics give way to the smug pieties of religious ideology. I look for spine, like my grandfather had.
By Tom Ehrich
All Peter's practice as a boy will one day pay off.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
Once upon a time, our family went to church with a man who wanted to live to be 140 years old.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
One of the great things about a long marriage is that, even over the telephone, a husband can tell when his wife is smiling.
Some people in our church judge our pastor exclusively by how well he visits the hospital. Shouldn’t the criteria for evaluating a pastor’s effectiveness be broader?
By Van Christian, First Baptist Church, Comanche
“Knowing that if God is outside time and I am inside time, that puts some severe limitations on my ability to crack all the codes." –Matt Chandler
I respectfully disagree with Richard Berry’s comparison of the ungodly behavior of the Israelites at the foot of Mount Sinai with contemporary worship.
I recently made a trip to Mission Arlington/Metroplex. I was amazed by what I saw.
I have reassured myself in the six months since the death of my daughter, Maggie Lee, that although I have no idea what I will do without her, I honestly didn’t know what to do with her when she first arrived, either.
By Jinny Henson, Shreveport, La.
Cartoon: What’s in a name?
To meet students’ needs on the cold, windy Washington State University campus, ministry teams from Resonate Church offer hot coffee, a warm cup of noodles and quick-energy granola bars.
By Jane Owen