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ERLC to Host National Conference on Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage

June 2, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention is set to host a National Conference on the issue of homosexuality and the future of marriage, Oct. 27-29 at the historic Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

The conference will feature diverse and notable speakers such as “Daniel Akin,”:http://www.danielakin.com/ “Sam Allberry,”:http://www.stmarysmaidenhead.org/churchbuilder/view-doc.php?zonename=about&docid=17998 “Rosaria Butterfield,”:http://rosariabutterfield.com/ “J.D. Greear,”:http://www.jdgreear.com/ “Jennifer Marshall,”:http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/m/jennifer-marshall “Albert Mohler,”:http://www.albertmohler.com/ “Russell Moore,”:http://www.russellmoore.com/ “David Platt,”:http://www.brookhills.org/new/pastor.html “Dennis Rainey,”:http://www.familylife.com/about-us/biographies/board-of-directors/dennis-rainey “Christopher Yuan”:http://www.christopheryuan.com/main/index.html and others.

I see my primary mission as preparing the next generation of evangelical leaders to live in the culture as faithful Christians who are holding to the ancient truths of Christianity, including a bold presentation of the Christian sexual ethic, said ERLC President, Russell Moore. At the conference this fall, we will assemble leading thinkers and pastors on these issues to help equip a new generation to stand for marriage in tough times, to prepare us to be faithful people of the gospelwith a message of both truth and grace.

The event will equip attendees to defend marriage in the culture and strengthen marriage in the church. Conference speakers including authors such as Butterfield, Allbery and Yuan have written about a faithful Christians struggle with same-sex attraction.

Speakers will seek to answer the following questions:

Registration is now available online at erlc.com/conference/registration/. A complete list of speakers can also be found “online.”:https://erlc.com/conference/speakers

Elizabeth Bristow

Elizabeth Bristow serves as the Press Secretary. Elizabeth oversees press and media operations for the organization. She received a B.A. in Public Relations and Marketing from Union University in 2010. She and her husband reside in Lebanon, Tennessee and are blessed with two beautiful children. Read More by this Author