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When I was 17 years old, I liked to hang out with the other teenagers in my neighborhood. We would talk for hours, and I enjoyed our conversations. Yet one day, my conversation with one of the guys made me feel... Continue...

What is “chain migration”? Over the past few years, the term “chain migration” has shifted from its original usage and taken on a negative connotation. In current immigration debates, though, “chain migration” is used as a misleading synonym for “family... Continue...

“I can’t believe I grew up in Mississippi my entire life and didn’t learn a thing about Fannie Lou Hamer.” Last month, I kicked off a book club in my living room. My hope had been to gather together a... Continue...

In 1970, a 21-year-old young man, born into a dysfunctional home fractured by alcoholism, walked forward with his mother at the showing of a Billy Graham movie in a Chicago-area theater. The next year he attended a crusade, part of... Continue...

“If I hear the word ‘Daddy’ again, I’m going to scream!” I've heard myself saying those words. And, in my defense, it was loud around here. I was trying to work on something, and all I could hear were feet pounding... Continue...

This essay is adapted from a letter submitted to the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee in support of SB 101. On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law. In his press release, he... Continue...

One of the great pleasures of my life is to read biographies of U.S. presidents. These are not the only types of biographies I read. I try to read about figures in church history, world leaders, and other interesting people,... Continue...

"Where there is no vision, the people perish." - Proverbs 29:18 In the first article in this series we began exploring five tools for applying biblical principles to all of life, including how we approach work and economics. Personal vision is... 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...

For years ERLC has included in our legislative and policy agenda the objective of defunding Planned Parenthood—a goal shared by the GOP. Now that the Republicans control the White House and have majorities in both houses of Congress, it seemed... Continue...