Resources by 2017

Based on the 1966 Shusaku Endo novel of the same name, Silence is the story of two Portuguese Jesuit priests who travel to Japan in the 1600’s to find their mentor and spread Christianity. In remaining faithful to its source... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, commended President Trump on his decision to reinstate the Mexico City Policy today, that bans funds for international organizations that perform or promote... Continue...

The holiday season, for all of its glories, also has its inherent struggles, from family dysfunction to travel stresses and egregious caloric consumption. I was confronted with a new one this year. It began when the stream of emails entering... Continue...

For a lot of us, the first of the year means new resolutions and braving the cold of winter. But it’s also the time of year that many churches recognize Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. The life of the church... Continue...

“I’m calling to confirm you are miscarrying. I’m so sorry. You’ll need to take it easy the next few days and rest. We’ll schedule an appointment…” It didn’t matter what she said after that. Miscarriage. Death. Bleeding. Rest. I was... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced members of its 2017 Leadership Council today. This year’s Leadership Council, comprised of 73 Southern Baptist pastors, ministry leaders and church members across the... Continue...

The ERLC has submitted an amicus brief in an important case affecting the future of student privacy, religious liberty, and parental rights in local schools that is set to be argued at the Supreme Court this Spring. In Gloucester County School... Continue...

Congressional Republicans are considering a resolution calling for statutory changes that permanently codify in law the Mexico City Policy, a policy that Donald Trump is expected to re-implement by executive order soon after taking office. Here is what you should... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C, Jan. 18, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced its 2017 Legislative Agenda today, outlining various legislative and policy initiatives the organization plans to engage in the coming year. At the top of... Continue...