Resources by 2018

“My mom said you are welcome to come to our home and play anytime!” I turned, astonished, to look at who said this to my son as we were waiting to cross the street to go into school one morning.... Continue...

For the church, the skies are growing dark in the West. But the sky is not falling in. In fact, this is a great time to be a Christian. I know it may not look like that. From terrorist attacks... Continue...

April kicks off marathon season. I’m in the middle of training for the Nashville Marathon on April 28. It isn’t often that my love for long-distance running intersects with the topic I have written a book on—like transgenderism. But with... Continue...

Lend your voice by signing onto the brief before April 23. The Ministerial Housing Allowance is under legal attack. A federal court in Wisconsin struck down this tax exemption as unconstitutional, and the case is now on appeal at the... Continue...

The ERLC is proud to announce that the communications team recently won several awards from the Evangelical Press Association! Here’s a list: Award of Merit | Light Magazine: WORK | Organization—Print Award of Merit | ERLC.com | Organization—Digital Higher Goals... Continue...

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act on 1968. Here are five facts about the final great legislative achievement of the civil rights era. 1. The original goal of the Civil Rights Act of... Continue...

Herbie Newell, president of Lifeline Children’s Services, joins ERLC Policy Director Matt Hawkins to discuss opportunities and challenges facing adoption communities and how local churches can assist.   Lifeline Children Services Lifeline resources for churches Book: Adopted for Life by... Continue...

Good Friday 2018 was an amazing time for our staff. We had a packed day, but no one knew just what kind of effect it would have on us. I accepted an invitation to preach at a predominantly black church... Continue...

An important step for any church seeking to minister to those affected by mental illness is to establish a culture that explicitly grants permission for mental health to be a topic of conversation. LifeWay Research's “Study of Acute Mental Illness... Continue...

Benjamin Watson is known to many as an accomplished NFL player, but more importantly, he is a child of God who is deeply committed to the gospel and its implications. He’s particularly passionate about the value of all human life... Continue...