Baptist Standard readers respond to stories about pastor burnout, Baylor’s list of effective preachers and Paige Patterson’s remarks about domestic abuse.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Student missions blog: Rice University’s motto is “Unconventional Wisdom.” It is fitting, considering the school’s long history of innovation. At an institution like Rice, campus ministries must show the same type of innovation and practice “unconventional ministry.”
By Adam Jones
I am concerned that interpretations of the Bible have been used to promote an ideology which says women are expected to return to their abusive husbands, submit and pray.
By Meredith Stone
We often teach our kids about “stranger danger,” but that threat is minimal. The greater threat to children comes from their own home and family.
By Micah Titterington
Why do pastors burnout, and what can a pastor do who’s feeling the effects of burnout?
By Ross Shelton
Robby Partain, executive director of the Bluebonnet Baptist Association in the New Braunfels and San Marcos region, shares his thoughts on ministry and life.
If, like me, you’re convinced that the Bible actually has something valuable to say all these centuries after its composition, it’s better to have it in the open position at least occasionally—and to read what’s on its pages.
By Tom Krattenmaker / Religion News Service
What causes a Christian to implode? The life of the ‘man after God’s own heart’ reveals three answers.
By Eric Geiger / Religion News Service
Readers weigh in on recent articles, such as the negative effects of gambling expansion to help fund education efforts.
If Texas expands gambling, public schools will be hurt, not helped.
By Rodger Weems
Stephanie Gates, director of the University of North Texas Baptist Student Ministries, shares her background and thoughts on ministering to college students.
A young pastor friend of mine recently complained of too many senior adults in his congregation. Since I am myself a senior adult, I wondered why that was a problem. It seemed to me that he was missing a great opportunity.
By Mike Queen / Center for Healthy Churches