Ken Camp

Ken Camp

Ken Camp is managing editor of the Baptist Standard.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:08

Taking Jesus seriously in East Texas

From both his pulpit and his back porch, Kyle Childress has been asking questions about violence and war, poverty and wealth, and caring for God’s earth.

The well-known leader “lost a battle with depression,” said family members.

A former business exec turns his experience into an urban farming ministry aimed at providing physical and spiritual sustenance for those in need.

A minister from Texas verifies delivery of tons of food to North Korean schools, orphanages and a hospital.

Conference speakers highlight statistics and trends showing that in the U.S. and around the world, faith is on the rise.

A group from Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing ventured to Africa to hone skills they will need as medical missionaries.

Wendell Griffen says it’s not enough for Baptists and others to apologize for their part in discrimination — they must also make restitution.

Baylor University President Ken Starr and other experts maintain the state of religious liberty is at its lowest point in recent history.

A bill designed to boost local police powers to enforce immigration laws is detrimental to improving relationships between congregations and immigrant members, religious groups say.

Meaningful transformation in the United States will require a willingness to “change the narrative” of race and justice, author and criminal justice reform advocate Bryan Stevenson says.

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