The Berenstain Bears books taught our kids important lessons. On the down side, the lesson was usually at the expense of Papa Bear.
05/07/2010 - By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
All my life, I’ve heard about the importance of praying when we must make a major decision. But what about small decisions? Just how should we pray and recognize God’s responses to our decisions?
05/06/2010 - By Alan Stanford, Leesburg, Va.
“I lost my faith that November; lost it for many, many years."–Laura Bush
05/06/2010 - By Staff, Baptist Standard
Your church could receive a great benefit if you send your pastor and spouse to the Baptist World Congress July 28-Aug. 1.
The money your church provides through Texas Baptists’ Cooperative Program unified budget supports college ministry on more than 120 Texas campuses. This letter is an example that reminds us of the importance of this outreach.
05/06/2010 - By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
Our best response to an uncertain future is to pray and work for an awakening that will bring spiritual renewal to our self-sufficient, secularized, demographically shifting culture.
05/06/2010 - By Jim Denison, Center for Informed Faith
Many Christians around the world are on trial for their faith. The persecution of Christians in Islamic, communist and totalitarian lands is increasing at a frightening rate. Could a good case be made against you that you really are a Christian?
05/06/2010 - By David Jeremiah, El Cajon, Calif.
An investment at the local sporting goods store could have paid big dividends for Jacob.
Last September, I became acquainted with an international student from Taiwan, and we became friends. She was raised Buddhist and did not know the Lord, but she was open to learning about Christianity.
Since at least 1641, Baptists have immersed new believers, because the specific New Testament word, baptizein, means to dip or immerse.
04/22/2010 - By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Baptists lost one of our true giants when Cecil Sherman died April 17.
James Workman has written a book, Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushmen Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought. Is this another example of the paradoxical nature of simplified living, only applied on a global scale?
04/22/2010 - By David Morgan, Harker Heights