Resources in News and Culture

This week marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the beginning of the campaign of genocide in Rwanda. Here are five facts you should know about one of the most horrific atrocities in modern times:  1. The Rwandan Genocide was a genocidal... Continue...

A powerful movement is gaining momentum in America, sparking light in the darkness for those suffering from the diseases of addiction, depression or perhaps, just plain loneliness or general sadness.   It’s not a new or fancy concept, but church... Continue...

Much of the Midwest is still recovering from the aftermath of the bomb cyclone that brought heavy wind, snow, and rain to the region early last week. A “bomb cyclone” is essentially a winter hurricane. The term is used by... Continue...

As the public policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, the ERLC engages a number of elected officials across the country. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is one of those leaders the ERLC has been privileged to work with over the... Continue...

In the minds of my secular friends, historic Christianity is not a pro-women movement. Last Friday, as International Women’s Day took the social media stage, there was something of a spirit of resistance: let’s throw off the shackles of misogynist... Continue...

This weekend many churches in America will observe Substance Abuse Prevention Sunday. In preparation for the observance, here are five facts you should know about the most commonly abused drugs in America. 1. More than 70,000 Americans died of a... Continue...

A lot can be lost in a single generation. Ronald Reagan famously admonished Americans that they had to teach the principles of freedom to a rising generation or those principles could be lost. The writers of Scripture often warned the... Continue...

Poverty hits us at every street corner. It’s made plain at every homeless shelter, abortion clinic, prison, and strip club. Yet it also hides in the alleyways. It’s in the secretly porn-ridden gaming device of the nine-year-old boy, the “concerns”... Continue...

On the afternoon of March 3, I remember telling my wife I hoped the storm would be past us by 3:00. We had been to church that morning, and knew there was a possible threat of tornadoes that afternoon. When... Continue...

Imagine a world where you see the price of any item hovering above it or even someone’s personal information in a menu beside their head as you meet for lunch. You would never forget a name or a birthday. These... Continue...