Recently Added Press Releases

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...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 22, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, responded to the announcement that the Trump administration rescinded former President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate, which redefined “sex” to include gender identity rather than biological sex... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 16, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, criticized a ruling today from the Washington state Supreme Court finding that florist, Barronelle Stutzman, violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 3, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded today to reports that President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order entitled, “Establishing a Government-Wide Initiative to Respect... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 1, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, assembled a broad coalition of evangelical leaders to support the appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Commenting... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 31, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, lent his support to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch as the next justice for the U.S. Supreme Court... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 30, 2017—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump, calling for security of U.S. citizens, the commitment to uphold religious freedom and compassion... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2017—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has appointed Brent Leatherwood as the new ERLC director of strategic partnerships. In this role, Leatherwood will work to further the... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission announced the deployment of the organization’s first national online advertising campaign today aimed at building support across the nation for the effort to defund Planned Parenthood, with a particular focus... Continue...