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Southern Baptists affirm tax policies that incentivize charitable giving. Both families and government hold an interest in charitable giving so that the voluntary sector of our nation realize its fullest potential. The institutions of a healthy civil society–houses of worship,... Continue...

I first met Tim Keller 11 years ago. I believed it then, and I still believe it now—he is the best English-speaking Christian preacher, thinker, and visionary of our time. And yet, having also gotten to serve “up close” under his leadership,... Continue...

Family devotions are times “when family members come together for spiritual encouragement.” Patrick Kavanaugh, now retired director of the Christian Performing Arts Fellowship made this observation nearly 15 years ago in a little book titled Raising Children to Adore God.... Continue...

We live in a world where issues arise in the news and culture daily. Behind every issue, however, is a person—a person made in the image of God. This new ERLC Podcast series, “How to Handle,” will tackle tough issues... Continue...

Every day, the media trumpets unsettling news about global instability, terrorism, immigration debates, and ethnic tension.  Add to this the natural, fallen tendency to distrust people who are different from ourselves, and it can seem like a very bad time... Continue...

The freedom to live according to one’s own deeply held beliefs is one of the best promises of America. Conscience freedom is known as America’s first freedom because it is enshrined in the First Amendment’s first clause, “Congress shall make... Continue...

Looking at the political headlines recently, it could be easy to give in to dismay, disgust, or discouragement.  There is certainly good reason for these feelings. It’s disgusting when we see politicians pointing to Joseph’s relationship with Mary to excuse... Continue...

One week after graduating from high school, my family went on one of the most miserable vacations I can remember. It wasn’t unbearable because of travel difficulties or because of a family tragedy or sickness. Instead, it was miserable because... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the seventh article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Because of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West and the popular TV series The Handmaid’s Tale, the issue of surrogacy has... Continue...