As debates swirl around the country over defunding or disbanding police departments, an analogy might help in understanding some calls for defunding.
By Jared Brandt
Churches have more reason to partner with public schools than they may realize. Marshall Cook, a son and grandson of educators, explains.
By Marshall Cook
Systemic racism is a prime example of the spiritual battle Paul refers to in Ephesians. Joshua Sharp explains and offers responses to systemic racism.
By Joshua Sharp
It can be difficult to think through all that is happening in our country. We may be trying to push it out of our mind. But we mustn’t.
By Eric Black / Editor
John Vassar, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, shares his background and thoughts on Christian higher education.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Ryan Denison, writing for his father this week, examines the role of fear and reason in the debates about defunding or reforming police departments.
By Ryan Denison / Denison Forum
David Miranda, director of Texas Baptists’ Missionary Adoption Program, encourages congregations to partner with other congregations around the world.
By David Miranda
Lisa Rainey, an educator, Baptist Standard contributor and guest editorialist, encourages others to discover the joys of reading and writing.
By Lisa M. Rainey, Ph.D.
A reader responds to President Trump’s order to teargas protesters so he could have a photo-op in front of a church.
Kyle Mize, the assistant vice president for communications at Howard Payne University, shares his background and thoughts about Christian higher education.
At a time of intense emotion, division is easy. Zac Harrel calls for the church to be united by focusing on the lordship and humble life of Jesus Christ.
By Zac Harrel
Special needs individuals display God’s handiwork. They and their families want and can be included in the life of the church and will enrich it.
By Kris Ward