Teacher, we have entrusted our children to you. Too often, you feel the weight of that, especially when we are critical of you. Today, may you feel the blessing in that.
By Eric Black / Editor
Many are reacting and responding to new immigration policy announced by Ken Cuccinelli on Aug. 12. Here is a prophetic response from someone who ministers with immigrants and their families.
By Patrick Adair
Religion and politics can lead to uncivil discourse when people disagree. What if, however, Christians don’t have to agree? How might Christians learn to disagree better?
By Jack Goodyear
The winds of change are blowing through Texas Baptists’ staff offices.
By David Hardage / Texas Baptists
Is stealing bread a crime when you’re hungry? Is stealing medicine a crime when you’re sick? College students study these questions. But what about having so many needy people in a prosperous country? Is that a crime?
By Myles Werntz
Jaci Garrett considers the beloved hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” and the wonder of being tied to Jesus.
By Jaci Garrett
There are hills to die on, hills to bleed on and hills to keep walking over, the popular leadership maxim goes. For historic Baptists, religious liberty has been a hill to bleed and even die on. Why are Baptists so committed to religious liberty?
By John Whitten
In celebration of Black History Month, Rev. Tamiko Jones, executive director of Texas Baptists Woman’s Missionary Union, describes ministry from her vantage point.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Ross Shelton wonders what happened to one of his forgotten predecessors and comes up with wise counsel for himself and other pastors.
By Ross Shelton
It’s a longstanding tradition among churchgoers to sit in the same place in the sanctuary Sunday after Sunday. If attending church services in an old enough building, then that place is a specific spot on a specific pew. Let’s talk about that.
BGCT leaders touted the unity and diversity reflected in the gathering; yet the unity was a reflection of conformity achieved at the November 2016 meeting by sending some of the “family” packing.
By Bill Jones
Pastors associating with the BGCT for convictional reasons face a challenge. Many BGCT pastors do not feel at home in either the Southern Baptist Convention or the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the two national Baptist bodies connected to BGCT churches.