Resources from 2020

In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent discuss Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 200,000 coronavirus deaths, Breonna Taylor, the ‘Born Alive’ executive order, and an American Sign Language Bible. Lindsay also gives a rundown of this week’s ERLC content including a piece by the ERLC Policy Staff with an “Explainer: What you

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No topic is more fraught in American life than the relationship between religion and politics. Someone’s understanding of the American experiment often hinges upon their understanding of how the two relate: Is America a mostly secular nation that should eschew religious influence? Or, does religion play an important role in America’s legacy in terms of

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The night Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, Russell Moore gave word to what many of us felt, that her passing “signifies an age of transition, a time of uncertainty.” Moore made the comment in a video standing outside his office where, moments before the news would break and change the night’s programming, he was set to

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Recent media coverage and statements by public figures about Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal judge being considered for the Supreme Court, have raised concerns of a religious test being applied to judicial candidates who are associated with Christian groups.  For example, Newsweek also published an piece with the title, “How Charismatic Catholic Groups Like

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Most children are introduced to prayer through prayers offered before meals and before bed, but when trials strike, those traditional prayers fall short of helping our kids through life’s most difficult days. Is there a prayer to pray when your best friend moves away? How do you approach God when you lose the big game?

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This week, the Capitol Hill Baptist Church (CHBC) in Washington, D.C., filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking relief from D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s current order regarding places of worship. The congregation, of which I am a member, is working to find a way to legally and safely

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Adoption is a central theological theme throughout Scripture. God has adopted us and welcomed us into the family of God. (Gal. 4:4-6). As Paul wrote, those “led by the Spirit are the children of God” (Rom. 8:14). All children of God receive the spirit of adoption. This theological theme carries practical application for our families

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For a long time I’ve had a serious problem. And it is the kind of thing I’ve always thought I couldn’t talk about. My problem is doubt. I know that might not seem like a scandalous revelation. But to be honest, for most of my life I felt enormous pressure to keep my doubts a secret.

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The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) led a coalition this year on Capitol Hill calling for Congress to pass the bipartisan Adoptee Citizenship Act. Adopted children of U.S. families should receive the same rights and privileges through citizenship as natural born children. The Adoptee Citizenship Act seeks to provide citizenship to those children already adopted by U.S.

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Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcome Andrew Bunnell of Biblical Ministries Worldwide to the roundtable for a wide ranging conversation on religious freedom. The discussion covers various misconceptions about this freedom and how we can chart a path forward that advances the Kingdom of God and the common good of our neighbors in our country.

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