Resources in News and Culture

The ERLC’s DC team reviews the status of politics and policy in Washington including abortion, immigration, and (yet another) CR week. Also, a quick look at the MLK50 Conference in Memphis, TN on April 3-4. David Brooks: The Abortion Memo... Continue...

Myke Hurley and CGP Grey discussed their first virtual reality (VR) experience in hushed tones. They joked of sounding like drug users talking about their first high. “I feel my life is fundamentally different now,” said Grey, “I see the... Continue...

On this inaugural episode, Andrew T. Walker introduces the ERLC’s latest podcast Countermoves: A Christian Review of Ideas Shaping Church and Culture. Countermoves is taken from the title of a volume by Carl F. H. Henry, one of the most influential... Continue...

Growing up in a pastor’s family, I didn’t quite understand that people had 9-to-5 jobs. My dad was the pastor of a Baptist church in a rural community in Western Kentucky, and my mom was the church secretary. Often I... Continue...

Note: This is the second article in a series on how should Christians think about ‘the news.’ You can find part one here. Fake news—the term—seems to be everywhere these days. The phrase has become so ubiquitous that world leaders... Continue...

In Washington, we are in the second session of the 115th Congress. This is an election year, which means the window for legislative activity is shorter than usual and tensions will heighten when voting on difficult issues. While 2017 was... Continue...

The message appears on the big screen: “Please silence your electronic devices.” And amazingly the people obey. Moments before, they were texting, tweeting, and posting pictures on Instagram. But now they’re putting their phones in airplane mode. Ironically, the middle... Continue...

The Monthly “Research Institute Forum” is an initiative of the Research Institute of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Learn more about the Research Institute. Last month, a former Facebook executive made headlines for accusing social media of “ripping apart”... Continue...

What exactly is the “news”? Who decides what constitutes news? What makes it important? What distinguishes news from mere gossip, ephemera, or trivia? What it’s purpose for the individual? How should Christians relate to news? These questions have significant implications... Continue...