Press Releases on Sexual Abuse

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 30, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has changed the planned focus of its 2019 National Conference. The new theme of the event is titled, “Caring Well: Equipping the Church to Confront... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2019—At tonight's meeting of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, SBC President J. D. Greear delivered an initial phase of recommendations from the Sexual Abuse Presidential Advisory Group. Russell Moore, president of the SBC’s... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded to today’s Houston Chronicle story featuring a major investigation into church sexual abuse in Southern Baptist contexts, looking at the harm done... Continue...