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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...

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president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, responded to the announcement that the Trump administration rescinded former President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate, which redefined “sex” to include gender identity rather than biological sex...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...