Articles by 2017

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Immigration policy is one of the toughest issues we work on. Any single issue within the broader context of comprehensive immigration reform raises challenging questions: What is... Continue...

Each Advent season, I find myself reading through a Gospel. There is just something about revisiting the story of Jesus in the weeks leading up to Christmas that is good for my soul. This year, I’ve been especially helped by... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. The ERLC team in Washington, D.C., advocates for public policy on behalf of more than 15.2 million Southern Baptists. The SBC is America’s largest Protestant denomination with... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC end-of-year update as part of our RISE Campaign. It’s not a new understanding that culture influences children—it always has. But in our current cultural climate, it might be easy to argue that Christian parents must... Continue...

Editor’s Note: We wanted to let you know about this really important new initiative from our friends at Alliance Defending Freedom. We are grateful for the way they come alongside churches and ministries to help defend and protect religious liberty.... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the eighth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Since the early 1990s, about 10 million children have been born because of in vitro fertilization. While this reproductive technology has been... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Singleness is the norm for an increasing number of people in our society. And if marriage is in the future, people across various demographics are usually single... Continue...

Dear Christian sports fan, coaches are people too. It seems like something that should not have to be said, but we live in an era that tends to dehumanize coaches. The dehumanization goes in two opposing directions. On the one... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. The Christian concept of human dignity—that each person is created in the image of God and has worth assigned, not by their utility, but by their creator—shapes... Continue...

The Bible neither covers up nor ignores sexual assault. In fact, biblical law shows how the Lord takes up the cause of the victim and the vulnerable. Deuteronomy 22:25-27 safeguarded the survivor of sexual assault from being unjustly blamed or ignored.... Continue...