The ERLC is dedicated to engaging the culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ and speaking to issues in the public square for the protection of religious liberty and human flourishing. Our vision can be summed up in three words: kingdom, culture and mission. Are you interested in joining in this work? The Trustees of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention are pleased to announce they are now accepting applications from interested candidates for the office of President and CEO of the ERLC. Learn more and apply here.

President and CEO – Full Time

The President of the ERLC shall serve as the Chief Executive Officer, ensuring the Commission’s work towards fulfilling its stated ministry purpose: assisting the churches by helping them understand the moral demands of the gospel, applying Christian principles to moral and social problems and questions of public policy, and promoting religious liberty in cooperation with the churches and other Southern Baptist entities.

In this role, the President of the ERLC will work with denominational and church leaders to promote biblical Christian ethics, particularly among Southern Baptists; lead work in the public and political arena in support of these ethical causes and concerns; equip denominational and church leaders to be effective Christian witnesses in regard to ethical and moral issues that arise in their communities; and promote understanding and defense of religious liberty.

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