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This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Immigration policy is one of the toughest issues we work on. Any single issue within the broader context of comprehensive immigration reform raises challenging questions: What is... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. The ERLC team in Washington, D.C., advocates for public policy on behalf of more than 15.2 million Southern Baptists. The SBC is America’s largest Protestant denomination with... Continue...

Each Advent season, I find myself reading through a Gospel. There is just something about revisiting the story of Jesus in the weeks leading up to Christmas that is good for my soul. This year, I’ve been especially helped by... Continue...

The Bible neither covers up nor ignores sexual assault. In fact, biblical law shows how the Lord takes up the cause of the victim and the vulnerable. Deuteronomy 22:25-27 safeguarded the survivor of sexual assault from being unjustly blamed or ignored.... Continue...

Matt and Jeff welcome Melissa Swearingen from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to discuss the Conscience Protection Act.   Conscience Protection Act To be really pro-choice, you must protect each doctor's choice to not perform abortions - USA Today... Continue...

What happened inside SCOTUS? Matt and Travis catch up with attorneys Michael and Jonathan Whitehead to hear what they witnessed during the oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court case. Michael Whitehead formerly served as counsel for the ERLC... Continue...

When you hear the term “rhetoric,” you probably think shifty word-play, used car salesmen, and untrustworthy politicians. You may recall reading about the early sophists—teachers in Ancient Greece who specialized in philosophy and rhetoric—in school; these men were teachers of... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Racism. Transgenderism. Abortion. Immigration. Religious Liberty. Divorce. The list of issues could go on and on. And part of the gospel response to these issues is to... Continue...

On December 6, 2017, President Trump formally recognized that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The move was expected, as the White House had telegraphed the decision for several days before the event. It is an important decision; here’s what... Continue...