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Preamble As followers of Christ, we are called to engage the world around us with the unchanging gospel message of hope and reconciliation. Tools like technology are able to aid us in this pursuit. We know they can also be... Continue...

The state conventions in cooperation with the Southern Baptist Convention are committed to partnering with the Sexual Abuse Presidential Study Group to equip churches and ministries in our respective states to engage the issue of abuse with compassion and care.... Continue...

The six seminaries of the Southern Baptist Convention are committed to partnering with the Sexual Abuse Presidential Study Group to equip our campuses to engage the issue of abuse with compassion and care. Our desire is for the next generation... Continue...

The Officers of the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders (SBCAL) stand in agreement with the goal of the SBC Presidential Sexual Abuse Study to equip churches and ministries in our associations to engage the issue of sexual abuse, especially... Continue...

On Monday, the Internal Revenue Service issued interim guidance to aid taxpayers in complying with a troubling new tax provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts. The tax provision that this guidance seeks to address taxes nonprofit organizations on... Continue...

As evangelical leaders, our views on just government and human flourishing are based on biblical principles. Our commitment to these principles remains resolute in our rapidly changing culture. We believe that Scripture teaches that government is justly ordered when it... Continue...

This weekend, white nationalists will descend on Tennessee, in both Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, for a “White Lives Matter” rally. As Christian leaders in Tennessee, we declare ourselves in resolute opposition to this expression of racism and white supremacy. We denounce... Continue...

Add your name to the statement Christians, like most Americans, recognize immigration policy is complex and the search for political consensus is difficult. While we feel the tension between our obligations to both Christian compassion and respect for the rule... Continue...

As evangelical leaders, there are core social principles at the center of our view of human flourishing. Among the most relevant to the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction are the protection of the unborn, the strengthening of religious liberty, and a dedication... Continue...

Add your name to the statement. The California Assembly has proposed legislation that is harmful to the free exercise of religion in higher education. In particular, the legislation disadvantages low-income minority students who want an education at private religious colleges.... Continue...