“In the words of Scripture, the time has come to ‘set aside childish things.’" –President Barak Obama
By Staff, Baptist Standard
We should raise our voices in prayer for our new leader that God would give him wisdom to lead us through a very turbulent period in our nation’s history.
The book Concentric Circles of Concern explains how to share the gospel within each of our personal spheres of influence.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
Abraham Lincoln's phrase– “We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”–resonates in our time.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Marv realizes he’ll have to live with the body—and the ears—the good Lord gave him.
If you were among those on the National Mall in Washington, the inauguration was an experience of awakening.
By Suzii Paynter, Texas Baptist Christian Life Commis
Rich Mussler's allegory warns of the temptations of the unemployed "righteous man."
By Rich Mussler, First Baptist Church, Lewisville
Baptists’ predilection for dissent is our heritage. Sure, it’s disconcerting, uncomfortable and just plain cringeworthy. But it offers distinct advantages.
By By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Across the Red River, Marv received grace from a stranger who could’ve served justice.
Misuse of money, sex and power are besetting sins for ministers and church members alike. But we barely talk about these matters. Where can we begin?
By Emily Row Prevost
“I think the tradition is that they use all three names, and I will follow the tradition. I’m not trying to make a statement one way or another. I’ll do what everybody else does.”–President-elect Barack Obama
"Our new name needs to reflect a more global mission mindset. "