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Baptist Standard Publishing Co.

Inform Inspire Challenge

aka Baptist Standard Publishing Co.   |   PLANO, TX   |  https://www.baptiststandard.com/

Mission

Our mission is to inform, inspire & challenge people to live like Jesus.

Ruling year info

1939

Executive Director, Editor & Publisher

Eric Black

Main address

PO BOX 941309

PLANO, TX 75094 USA

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EIN

75-0800610

NTEE code info

Religious Media, Communications Organizations (X80)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Baptist Standard

The Baptist Standard is an online publication providing news, opinion, and resources. We focus on Texas Baptists and the churches, ministries, and institutions of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. We also include coverage from the United States and around the world.

The Baptist Standard is distributed via a website, mobile app, social media, and a weekly edition by email. It is a free publication dependent on donations, advertising, and endowment income.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Award of Merit - Denominational Publication 2021

EPA Awards

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    We serve Baptists in Texas—whether as individuals, churches or institutions.

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Baptist Standard Publishing Co.

Board of directors
as of 02/03/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jay Abernathy

First Baptist Church, Woodville, TX

Term: 2023 - 2022


Board co-chair

Mariah Humphries

Baylor University, Truett Seminary

Term: 2022 - 2023

Jay Abernathy

Buddy Camper

Joseph Fields

Scott Jones

Daleth Miranda

Evelyn Ogletree

Jesse Rincones

Arlean Moore

Larry Floyd

Colin Witt

John Whitten

Mariah Humphries

Kathy Hillman

Rachel Garcia

Zoricelis Davila

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/23/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

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Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/01/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.