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ERLC & Focus on the Family Set to Host First Annual Evangelicals for Life Event in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C, July 13, 2015The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and Focus on the Family will host a major pro-life conference called Evangelicals For Life in conjunction with the March for Life event.

The event will take place Jan. 21-22, 2016, in Washington, D.C. at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Evangelicals will gather from across the country to hear from leading speakers on this issue of a pro-life Christian ethic.

Speakers will encourage evangelicals to engage the culture on issues like abortion and end-of-life decisions, and the event will affirm the evangelical belief in the sanctity of life, that every life matters to God and is created in His image.

Scheduled speakers include:

“Russell Moore,”: President, ERLC

“Jim Daly,”: President, Focus on the Family

“Kelly Rosati,”: Vice President of Community Outreach, Focus on the Family

“David Platt,”: President, SBCs International Mission Board

“Samuel Rodriguez,”: President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

“Ron Sider,”: Author, Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger

“Trillia Newbell,”: Director of Community Outreach, ERLC

“Eric Metaxas”:, Author, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

“Charmaine Yoest,”: President & CEO, Americans United for Life

“Jeanne Mancini,”: President, March for Life Education and Defense Fund

“Roland Warren,”: CEO, Care Net

The gospel speaks to all of life, including the question of whether all human beings matter, said Moore. The Evangelicals for Life initiative is pursuing a pro-life, whole life agenda for a new day. Because we follow Jesus, we believe we should prioritize the vulnerable- the unborn, the elderly, the sick, the poor, the orphaned, the widowed-and we must do so with a clear gospel message of redemption through the sacrifice of Christ. The reborn should stand up for the unborn.

“Registration”: is now open and complete conference details can be found “online.”:

The main sessions will be live-streamed on Follow the conversation on Twitter by following “@ERLC,”: “@dmoore”: and #EFL2016.

The Southern Baptist Convention is Americas largest Protestant denomination with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBCs ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn., and Washington, D.C.

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