Resources in News and Culture

LifeWay Research recently released the results of a national survey of Protestant churchgoers including Southern Baptist churchgoers on their perception of sexual misconduct. The survey asked a variety of questions to gauge what sort of experience those who attend Protestant... Continue...

A brilliant photograph on Instagram, an eye-catching billboard along the interstate, an ambitious landscape inside a new adventure video game, a magazine centerfold, a witty commercial, a music video, an ever expanding television series, a hot blockbuster movie, a sports... Continue...

Certain questions tend to arise after returning from a short-term mission trip to an impoverished area or after hearing a missionary serving in such a locale talk about the destitute conditions in which local Christians live: “Do I need to... Continue...

Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan coined a phrase about a coarsening American political discourse: “defining deviancy down.” What he meant by that was, in far too many cases, rhetoric that was well outside the norms of accepted political behavior... Continue...

With one month to go before the SBC Annual Meeting in Birmingham, there are many important things happening on the issue of abuse. In recent weeks, encouraging items related to abuse have occurred in the SBC. For example, the SBTC... Continue...

Anxiety is a real problem in our society. Working in ministry, I regularly talk to Christians who are struggling with anxiety, and I also spend a lot of time working with leaders trying to help others deal with anxiety in... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 7, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, is debuting today a YouTube Channel, featuring short videos addressing pressing cultural topics. Through this new outlet, Moore will launch two new... Continue...

Matt Hall shares how can Christians, especially leaders, can cultivate humility and civility in a social media platform.  Continue...

One of the rules of modern discourse is to keep God, or religious-based argument, out of the arena of politics. Because we’re a country conditioned by an ahistorical interpretation of Jefferson’s famous “Separation of Church and State” language, we’ve come... Continue...

What just happened? In a recent court case in Minnesota, an expert witness revealed that, within the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), there might have been as many as 7,819 allegedly sexually abusive troop leaders and volunteers and 12,254 victims... Continue...