Resources by 2020

Dear Chairman Stone and Members of the Executive Committee, As convictional and grateful Southern Baptists, we would like to thank every member of the Executive Committee for their service to the Southern Baptist Convention. Our convention is indebted to all... Continue...

A new study titled “Reconsidering fetal pain” was published in the Journal of Medical Ethics earlier this year. One of the most compelling things to note about this study is the differing worldviews of the authors. A pro-life and a... Continue...

It's visiting the widow down the street Or dancing on a Friday with your friend with special needs These simple moments change the world Of course, there's nothing wrong with bigger dreams Just don't miss the minutes on your way,... Continue...

The ERLC publishes a legislative agenda at the beginning of each year to outline the issues and policies we will focus on in our work in Washington, D.C., to serve Southern Baptists and advance the common good. Jeff Pickering, Chelsea... Continue...

Jeff Pickering from the ERLC’s policy staff recently invited two former White House staffers, Josh Deckard and Michael Wear, to the Leland House for a conversation about civility and working in politics in Washington, D.C. Jeff Pickering: Where are you... Continue...

Recently, I was returning from an overseas trip that had a seven-hour layover in Philadelphia. So my colleagues and I took the opportunity to visit one of my favorite landmarks in the entire country, Independence Hall. It’s hard to enter... Continue...

My wife and I love our local church. But since my wife began her chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma late last fall, we haven’t been able to join on Sunday mornings for worship. Instead, we have the blessing of watching... Continue...

Happy Valentine’s Day! In this episode, Josh, Lindsay, and Brent talk about the Oscars, the rebirth of the XFL, the latest on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the status of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary. Lindsay also gives a rundown of... Continue...

Our team in Washington, D.C., produces a legislative agenda annually to mark the work we aim to carry out in the year ahead. This list of desired government action is aspirational for the bills we hope become laws and at... Continue...