Just because Jesus didn't mention some things is not a mandate to do those things.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
As we gather in Fort Worth for our 2008 Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting Nov. 10-11, let’s pray God will give us a dream as big as the needs of Texas.
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
According to MapQuest, 573.17 miles separate my home in Coppell from the South Rim of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park. Funny, but it only seems like 570.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
Christian citizens should be ready to cast an informed vote, prepare to forgive and then look forward in hope.
When a congregation has spiritual health, it resolves its conflicts in Christlike ways.
By Robert Prince, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Wayne
The Lord’s Prayer petitions for daily bread and for the forgiveness of our debts and of debtors. In rescuing the U.S. economy, our leaders and Congress must ensure that both are done at the same time, too.”–David Beckmann, Bread for the World
"I am mystified by the recent discussion of torture in the Baptist Standard."
As a pastor and a son of a pastor, I believe the most difficult role in the church is the pastor’s wife.
By Randel Everrett, BGCT Executive Director
After my new iphone started working like a phone-directory-calendar, I got greedy. I wanted my tunes in there, too. That's when the trouble started.
Vote wisely, vote your Christian conscience, and if you are involved in politics, serve wisely and sincerely. But remember that we can far more substantially change America by sharing the hope of Christ and by loving our neighbors as ourselves.
By David Packer, Pastor, International Baptist Church
This morning I was reading in 1 Peter 2, "Rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy and slander of every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk."
By David Gushee
Most of us never will feel a hurricane’s wrath. But all of us can ease the burden of Baptists and their neighbors buffeted badly by Hurricane Ike.