Instead of competing over who is most doctrinally pure, most committed to justice, has the most baptisms or who simply is the best, let’s race to be the hope of Jesus Christ in a hope-starved time.
By Eric Black / Editor
Are we embracing the gospel we think we are embracing? Are we offering the gospel of Jesus Christ or some human version? Sam Still prods our thinking.
By Sam Still
Keith Skaar, a member of First Baptist Church in Midland and a petroleum geologist, shares his background and his thoughts on being a follower of Christ in the marketplace.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
What if we need to engage publicly in education and immigration, not for political reasons, but for spiritual ones?
Chris Johnson, pastor of First Baptist Church in San Antonio, shares his background and thoughts on ministry.
At a time when journalism is under scrutiny, we need to understand what independent journalism is and how such independence relates to all of us.
David Hardage, executive director of Texas Baptists, celebrates the longevity of Baptist churches in Texas and invites churches to share their history.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
Brenda Rincones remembers a woman who played a significant role in her community and church, inspiring her to be a role model for others.
By Brenda Rincones
Mike Mayer, a member of First Baptist Church in Midland and active in the oilfield services industry, shares his background and his thoughts on being a Christian in the marketplace.
A Baptist Standard reader responds to a review of Doug Weaver’s new book titled Baptists and the Holy Spirit.
Have you ever written a letter to the editor? Letters keep us talking with each other, and most editors cherish that. This one does.
How did Jesus interact with sinners, and how do his interactions inform Christian behavior in a “welcoming” and “inclusive” culture?
By Joshua Sharp