Press Releases on ERLC Announcements/News

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 27, 2020—Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has announced organizational changes and new staff positions to strengthen the work of the organization and fulfill its mission to serve and equip... Continue...

  Jason Thacker, of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, released his new book today, “The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity,” with Zondervan.  In “The Age of AI,” Thacker, who serves... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 29, 2020—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced members of its 2020 Leadership Council today. This year’s Leadership Council is comprised of 84 Southern Baptist pastors, ministry leaders and church members across... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host an event on “Sexual Abuse and the Southern Baptist Convention,” during the annual SBC meeting in Birmingham, Ala., Monday, June 10 at 9:00 p.m. CT in... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 1, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention announced members of its 2019 Leadership Council today. This year’s Leadership Council is the largest to date comprised of 113 Southern Baptist pastors, ministry leaders and... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2018—Why do our families have so much power over us? asks Russell Moore in his latest book, “The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home” on sale Sept. 15 from B&H Publishing Group.  Moore, bestselling author and... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2018—J. D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor of The Summit Church in Durham, N.C., in one of his first acts as president of the SBC, announced today his intention to partner with the... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 1, 2018—Global Hunger Relief partners announced today details related to the second GHR Run in Dallas, scheduled to take place June 13 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Dr. Jim Richards, executive... Continue...

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host its second ERLC Academy on “Introduction to Christian Ethics,” May 22-23 in Nashville, Tenn., in effort to equip pastors and students to apply the gospel to complex moral and ethical issues... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2017—Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has appointed Brent Leatherwood as the new ERLC director of strategic partnerships. In this role, Leatherwood will work to further the... Continue...