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There’s a picture I keep in my dresser drawer that elicits tears every time I look at it. Cardboard columns and twisted crepe paper make up the background. The camera is focused on four middle school girls wearing wrist corsages... Continue...

Last week, The Tennessean reported that Tennessee’s attorney general, Herbert Slatery, issued an opinion including “transgender” in the state’s hate crime statutes. Tennessee is the first state in the geographic South to make this move. It is wholly problematic and... Continue...

Over the last six months, at the directive of my senior pastor and president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), J.D. Greear, I have had the privilege of leading a team of nine individuals to develop a curriculum to equip... Continue...

The Houston Chronicle recently published a series of articles related to sexual abuse and the Southern Baptist Convention. The stories included are heartbreaking.  Part 1 brought to light over 380 Southern Baptist Church leaders or volunteers accused of sexual abuse... Continue...

You probably don’t know who MaryLinda Moss is, unless you live in California or you have read journalist Robin Abcarian’s beautifully written and harrowing account of the hostage situation that took place in a Trader Joe’s near Los Angeles last summer.... Continue...

The Houston Chronicle has published a three-part series about sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches. Here are parts one, two, and three. As J.D. mentioned, what these articles describe is heinous. There can simply be no ambiguity about the church’s... Continue...

On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order on “maintaining American leadership in artificial intelligence.” Here is what you should know about the order: What is an executive order, and what does it do? An executive order is an official... Continue...

The March For Life took place a few weeks ago in Washington, D.C., beginning on the National Mall and proceeding to the steps of the Supreme Court. Hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children walked this path to advocate... Continue...

We are in a significant moment in our society because of the #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements. As we have now seen clearly, sexual abuse and assault has deeply affected the Southern Baptist Convention. People are coming forward about suffering abuse... Continue...

We were wrong about purity culture. It was damaging and repressive. That is the claim of a Lutheran pastor who is asking men and women to send her the purity rings from their teen years to be melted down to... Continue...