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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 19, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host its 2017 National Conference, “Parenting: Christ-Centered Parenting in a Complex World,” August 24-26 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville,... Continue...

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017—The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 today in favor of Trinity Lutheran Church in the religious liberty case, Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia Inc. v. Comer, upholding that the state cannot deny an institution a public benefit... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 7, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, lamented comments made Wednesday by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.), who cited religious beliefs as the reason he opposes the nomination of... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 12, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, applauded the signing the “Tennessee Infants Protection Act” (SB 1180/HB 1189) by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. This bill, passed on May... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 3, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, applauded the passage of the “Tennessee Infants Protection Act” (SB 1180/HB 1189) by the Tennessee Legislature. This bill, once signed into... Continue...

Nashville, Tenn., April 18, 2017— A broad coalition of Southern Baptist ministries have partnered together to sponsor a Global Hunger Relief Run, including a 5k and one-mile Fun Run, in Phoenix, Ariz., June 14, in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. All funds... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch as the next justice for the U.S. Supreme Court today. "The confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme... Continue...

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will co-host a special event with The Gospel Coalition on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., called “MLK50: Gospel Reflections from the Mountaintop,” April 4, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. This... Continue...

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host its second ERLC Academy on “Introduction to Christian Ethics,” May 22-23 in Nashville, Tenn., in effort to equip pastors and students to apply the gospel to complex moral and ethical issues... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 7, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and LifeWay Christian Resources have announced the release of a new six-week small group study on religious liberty, entitled, Religious Liberty: How the Gospel Shapes... Continue...