Ken Camp

Ken Camp

Ken Camp is managing editor of the Baptist Standard.

Congregations in Texas must decide how they will respond to a new law that permits open carrying of firearms.

For the Refugee was written and recorded after a songwriter’s family returned from a mission trip to the Middle East, where they encountered desperate Syrian refugees hungering for safety and hospitality.

Monday, 30 November 2015 07:05

Transforming systems, shaping policies

For Kathryn Freeman, the gospel doesn’t just change individuals — it can change systems of injustice, as well.

Suggestions that seminary education needs to change are valid, but finding affordable ways to implement those changes are the challenge, a number of divinity school leaders say.

The Baptist General Convention of Texas also adopted a $35 million budget during its annual meeting.

Baptists have been challenged with a variety of disasters, from flooding to fires, that have kept volunteers on the go.

Developer David Spence originally planned to level the building and use the property as a parking lot. Instead, the former Davis Street Baptist Church building will become a restaurant that honors the spiritual heritage of the site. 

When North Korea suddenly banned food donations for children, a Korean-American Baptist minister sent soccer balls instead. He and others say overseas ministry often requires a cool head and solution-based thinking to succeed. 

The problem of hunger in the United States can be solved, participants in the Together at the Table of Hunger and Poverty Summit heard from experts.

The team will report its finding to a special committee of the school’s board of regents.

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