Benjamin Karner, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Laredo, considers how suffering makes us stronger and running from it makes us weaker.
By Benjamin Karner
Debbie Daniel recalls her first visit to the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and the power of her second visit for their dedication service on May 19.
By Debbie Daniel
In the continuing debate over whether or not women have authority in the church, Joshua Sharp lists the biblical passages that cause him to affirm women leading in ministry.
By Joshua Sharp
Religion News Service contributing editor Jacob Lupfer considers the difficulty of arriving at common good when American society is polarizing over issues like abortion.
By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
A Religion News Service clergy commentator examines how recent abortion rulings may bring pro-choice and pro-life advocates together.
By Kira Austin-Young / Religion News Service
There’s a reason pro-life Christians may not be tooting their own horns, and the charge that they don’t care may not be accurate.
By Trillia Newbell / Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Miranda Bradley, the owner of BCreative, shares her background and thoughts on following Christ in the marketplace.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Steve Bezner, the senior pastor of Houston Northwest Church, examines the disagreement among Southern Baptists over Beth Moore preaching and suggests a response.
By Steve Bezner
Maybe you think Harvey recovery is finished. But for those who are still living with it, we need to be patient and listen.
By Eric Black / Editor
Gaynor Yancey ponders the questions, where do you call home, and why? What do our answers say about where we feel connected?
By Gaynor Yancey
Do you take your pastor’s and Bible study teacher’s word for it? Or do you double-check what they say against the Bible? What does the Bible say about double-checking your teachers?
By John N. Davis
A Baptist Standard reader reflects on what the movie Breakthrough has to say about serving others.
By Joel Blaylock