Article Apr 22, 2014

Media coverage of the ERLC Leadership Summit

The following is a sampling of media coverage from the 2014 ERLC Leadership Summit:

Southern Baptist summit has frank talk on sex
Heidi Hall, USA Today

The nation's culture war is over when it comes to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, Southern Baptist leaders said Monday, but now it's up to the church to stand firm on its principles despite what the majority believes.


ERLC Leadership Summit: How Should the Church and Local Congregations Respond to Today's Sexuality?
Morgan Lee, Christian Post

Those participating in the three-day Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Leadership Summit beginning today plan to address the Gospel and human sexuality in an effort to equip pastors and church leaders on critical issues such as broken marriages, pornography, and homosexuality.


Baptists Tell Pastors At Sexuality Summit: No More ‘Adam And Steve’ Jokes
Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio

Fewer jokes and check your facts – those are two of the tips on handling homosexuality shared with Southern Baptist pastors gathered in Nashville.


Women, Sexuality, & the ERLC Summit
Chelsen Vicari , Juicy Ecumenism

Liberal Christians often champion themselves as facilitators of deep, authentic dialogue about the cultural issues facing America’s faithful. But when the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) gathered together yesterday for their first-ever leadership summit to genuinely discuss a myriad of sexual morality topics–including same-sex marriage and sexuality, the premier cultural conundrum facing the Church–unexpected kickback erupted on social media.