The idea that mental illness is based on sin is debatable when one believes the Scriptures.
04/03/2009 - By Staff, Baptist Standard
At a rural church in China, self-sacrifice in the form of three eggs represented the mystery of Christ's sacrifice and Resurrection to visiting Americans.
04/03/2009 - By Ann and David Wilson, Maryville, Tenn.
Cartoon: Don't worry about us. We're just here for mural support.
Horror novelist Stephen King doesn’t have anything on the American Religious Information Survey. Scary reading.
03/21/2009 - By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard
The squirrel problem keeps showing up—unannounced, uninvited, destructive and always one false step away from stinking up my life.
My child’s kindergarten teacher taught him a prayer, which his class recites before lunch. Do you think that is OK, or should I talk to her?
03/20/2009 - By Melissa Rogers, Wake Forest University
“A moment of silence is not a government endorsement of religion just because someone might use the time for prayer.”–David Cortman
03/20/2009 - By Staff, Baptist Standard
"I issued the challenge to our congregation to think outside the walls in terms of our ministry endeavors in our community."
How different is state-supported gambling from Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme?
03/20/2009 - By Randel Everett, BGCT Executive Director
Shepler’s, the 110-year-old retailer of Western wear, reflects the diversification and multichanneling that can show the way forward for the Christian movement in America.
03/20/2009 - By Tom Ehrich, Religion News Service
Trinity College’s American Religious Identification Survey, released March 9, helps to clarify that recent budget cuts in Baptist life dovetail with a broader fade of organized American Christianity.
03/16/2009 - By David Gushee
The presidential search committee and the presidential search advisory committee have been named at Baylor University. Now, for the good of the “Baylor family,” they need to operate as if they were one committee.
03/07/2009 - By Marv Knox, Editor, Baptist Standard