We have allowed secondary and contested issues to be conflated with primary and foundational issues. We have lost the ability to think clearly and well. Maybe more importantly, we have lost the ability to listen.
By Zac Harrel
She came face-to-face with the responsibility of free speech while on a dinner date. How are you using your freedom to speak?
By Rachel Jones
Independence Baptist Church holds a special place at the origin of Texas Baptist life. 180 years on, their legacy continues. What about your legacy?
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
Jaclyn Bonner shares practical and powerful ways churches can support adoptive and foster families.
By Jaclyn Bonner
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
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
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
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
God knows our weaknesses, frailties and limitations and loves us anyway. An uplifting and hopeful look at God’s love for us and grace to us.
By Jack Wyman
Myles Werntz and Meredith Stone, faculty of Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon Seminary, offer reflections on the significance and lasting influence of Rachel Held Evans.
By Meredith Stone and Myles Werntz