“100% agreement not mandatory.” In fact, healthy, open, vibrant disagreement can be a blessing.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Instead of avoiding conflict or difficulty in the church and with our ministers in particular, we must learn to have honest and grace-filled conversations about our differences.
By Emily Row Prevost, BGCT
"We need to be careful not to cross the line into worship of Old Glory and America."
By Staff, Baptist Standard
Does the biblical principle of tithing include the church? There are certainly reasons we should consider sending a minimum of a tithe to ministries beyond our local church.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
…in which Marv tries to reclaim his third-favorite tree from animal invaders.
Only by disregarding the total evidence of Baptist history can we affirm that the majority of past Baptists in Britain and North America have not been Calvinists in some sense of that term.
By James Leo Garrett Jr., Southwestern Baptist Theolo
“The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution."–J.K. Rowling
It is incredible how many professing Christians do not see themselves as God’s soldiers embroiled in a great cosmic conflict against a deadly supernatural foe.
By Dale Freeman, Calvary Baptist Church, Albany, Or
In a recent sermon, our pastor said, “Our evangelism must be ethical.” What does that mean?
By John Rutledge
“For John McCain to be competitive, he has to connect with the (evangelical) base to the point that they’re intense enough that they’re contagious. Right now, they’re not even coughing.”– Tony Perkins
Does the ninth commandment not apply during political seasons?
We do not have the option of creating a Jesus who reflects our personal interests and cultural acceptance. Either Jesus is who he said he is, or Christianity is just another man-made religion with empty promises and pipe dreams.