During the past few days, our family has experienced an unimaginable high and an almost-unbearable low: Lindsay lost her baby.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
I tell our Sunday school class the stream of immigrants pouring into our city represents more of an opportunity than a challenge. What can we learn from them about doing mission with more integrity?
By Emmanuel McCall, East Point, Ga.
These final few weeks of Texas Hope 2010 are the most important part of the mission. We should give it our best effort.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
I believe there is a path ahead for us that can learn from both Canterbury and Azusa Street but that reflects our own indigenous, organic history. It is a path that can mean a vibrant future for Baptists.
By David Gushee, Mercer University
Do we need a debate on whether Muslims should serve in the U.S. armed forces?
By Staff, Baptist Standard
“Christianity is a religion for sinners. It doesn’t encourage you to sin; it encourages you not to. But it provides a way of forgiveness and redemption. That’s what Tiger Woods, like many sinners, needs.” –Brit Hume
What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate …
By Staff, Baptist STandard
A couple weeks ago, I visited a town about nine hours north of here to see some of the countryside and take a look at what the team working there was doing. It was beautiful and amazing—and the scenery was just half of it.
Any nation’s religious freedom is only as secure as the liberty afforded its minorities. So, to ensure America never succumbs to religious persecution, we must protect our minorities.
Our family’s greatest news of the Christmas season provided a harbinger of one of our grandest events of 2010: Lindsay is expecting a baby.
Our church just hired a pastor who is young enough to be the child of many members. His language about “the emerging church,” “postmodernism” and “interfaith dialogue” distresses older members.
By Michael Clingenpeel, Richmond, Va.
“Churches need to realize that kids are not the church of the future; they are the church of the present. The church is not merely to reach the adults, but to reach the entire body of Christ.”–Donald Ratcliff