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.
By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
State laws preclude multiple spouses, but what is a New Testament/Christian argument against polygamy?
By Van Christian, First Baptist Church, Comanche
"When you get into the hurt of people, you get to know a little bit about the heart of God." –Mike Barrera, Pastor of United Baptist Church in Laredo
By Staff, Baptist Standard
In my experience, the overwhelming majority of Baptists consider it absurd that Jesus was serious about loving our enemies.
How can a loving God allow my child to be sick, or my job to be lost or our home to be destroyed? Where is God when these crises occur?
By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
After admiring the paintings of Norman Rockwell, Marv wouldn't mind changing his name to Norman.
The United States is in trouble. Even our presidential candidates, trained to project confidence and strength, now admit that we face profound challenges.
Financial failure hits us in the pocket book and the pension plan, but the turmoil on Wall Street essentially is a spiritual crisis.
It's not illegal, but from the perspective of basic ethics, church members cross a line when they use church directories for purposes other than their intended purpose without the church’s prior approval.
By Melissa Rogers, Wake Forest University
For the first time in—well—forever, Jo and I went to Florida without either of our children.