Ferrell Foster, the director of ethics and justice for the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission, shares his background and thoughts on denominational ministry.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
I learned important lessons about advocacy during my first visit to the Texas Capitol, one of which is how important is each person’s voice.
By Eric Black / Editor
John 10 captures one of Jesus’ most encouraging self-descriptions: “I am the Good Shepherd.” Anna Shannon shares how this passage has given her strength in hard times.
By Anna Shannon
“Lord, teach us to take our hearts and look them in the face, however difficult it may be.” This prayer gripped a Dorothy L. Sayers character. Gaynor Yancey offers it for our own soul-searching.
By Gaynor Yancey
Steve Doyle, the director of missions for the Creath-Brazos Baptist Association in Bryan/College Station, shares his background and thoughts on church and associational ministry.
Benjamin Karner, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Laredo, Texas, outlines principles of work taken from Paul’s instruction to the Christians in Thessalonica.
By Benjamin Karner
Bob Roberts, the pastor of Northwood Church in Keller, Texas, shares some things he’s learned about bridge building and peacemaking.
By Bob Roberts
Mathew St. John, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Anson, Texas, responds to Joshua Sharp’s Voices column about the need for theology and doctrine in ministry.
Volunteering in my local school has been one of my most life-giving experiences. I want more people to know the same joy and enrichment I’ve found, and it’s easier than many think.
John Whitten explores the difference between fate and faith in thinking through the question of whether or not God is responsible for the death of a child.
By John Whitten
Myles Werntz, assistant professor of Christian ethics at Logsdon Seminary, considers what God’s constant presence among those who reject God means for the Christian church in America as it continues to decline.
By Myles Werntz
Don’t theology and doctrine get in the way of ministry and relationships? Joshua Sharp argues for the necessity and interdependence of theology and relationships.
By Joshua Sharp