Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, appeared “LIVE on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal”:http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/315862-4 Friday, Oct. 25 from 8:30-9:15 AM ET for a discussion on how evangelicals should engage politics and culture in the public square in reaction to the recent Wall Street Journal cover “story”:http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324755104579072722223166570?mod=WSJ_hps_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsThird. Please see press release below.
p(notes). You can read Dr. Moore’s response to the Wall Street Journal article here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Elizabeth Bristow
Russell D. Moore Preaches Against Pullback From Politics, Culture Wars
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 25, 2013Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, appeared live on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program for a discussion on evangelicals and ways they should be involved in politics and culture.
“If we love our neighbors we have to be engaged in the public process,” Moore said during the interview. “We have to be concerned as citizens. We have to be fighting against injustice—including injustices such as abortion, sex trafficking and pornography. But we do with an understanding of how the gospel motivates that action and we do it as people who don’t see those who disagree with us as ultimately our enemies but as people that we wish to see reconciled to God… “
p(notes). Please click “here”:http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/315862-4 to view the entire interview.
The Southern Baptist Convention is Americas largest non-Catholic denomination with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBCs ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Washington, D.C.
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