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Sen. Rubio Urges Action on Life, Marriage and Healthy Families

July 25, 2014

In Washington D.C. on July 23, 2014, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) united with Catholic University of America to host a forum tackling the impact of family breakdowns. There…

From left to right, Phillip Bethancourt, Samuel Rodriguez, Rick Warren, David Platt, and Russell Moore participate in an ERLC panel on religious liberty. (Photo credit: Mark Kellner)

Southern Baptists Urge Action on Religious Liberty

June 10, 2014

A group of Southern Baptist thinkers and pastors, including Pastor Rick Warren, Pastor David Platt, and Dr. Russell Moore, participated in an forum Monday evening, where they discussed religious liberty and the implications of the Hobby Lobby case.

Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, who in a recent podcast stated his opposition to the legalization of medical marijuana.

Moore on Marijuana: Southern Baptist Thinker Rejects Legalization

January 25, 2014

As more and more states move towards the legalization of medical marijuana, and as Colorado legalizes the drug entirely, Dr. Russell Moore explains why Christians should vote against such measures.


A Southern Baptist Response to Same-Sex Marriage

July 2, 2013

Kristin Rudolph (@Kristin_Rudolph) Two weeks before the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the Southern Baptist Convention hosted discussions on the topic of marriage at its annual meeting on June…


Land Passes Baton to Moore in Final Address at Southern Baptist Convention

June 12, 2013

By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) In a spirited farewell, the outgoing head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) called on Baptists to work towards revival and tackle a host of moral…


Evangelical Groups: Immigration Reform “Imminent” Following Election

November 13, 2012

Officials from 10 Evangelical organizations have cited “reduced pushback” against a citizenship pathway for illegal immigrants in their appeal for a new immigration policy. Central to the Evangelical Immigration Table’s new push was a…


Like It or Not: Richard Land has Class

July 24, 2012

On July 20th, Southern Baptist leader Richard Land was called upon by Fox News in the wake of the Aurora theater shootings. Although he lost his radio program for comments made during the Trayvon…