Resources on Public Policy

On Thursday, March 19, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, sent the following letter to Congressional leadership on the growing need to support the charitable sector during the coronavirus crisis. In the... Continue...

Institutions in American public life are not what they used to be. National organizations like political parties and the news media have changed in dramatic ways in their influence on our lives. Political journalist Jon Ward noticed this change a... Continue...

The ERLC publishes a legislative agenda at the beginning of each year to outline the issues and policies we will focus on in our work in Washington, D.C., to serve Southern Baptists and advance the common good. Jeff Pickering, Chelsea... Continue...

Our team in Washington, D.C., produces a legislative agenda annually to mark the work we aim to carry out in the year ahead. This list of desired government action is aspirational for the bills we hope become laws and at... Continue...

The second session of the 116th Congress is now underway, and the ERLC is active with the work of speaking from our Southern Baptist churches into the legislative process. Over the next year the ERLC will continue to work to make progress... Continue...

For this two part series, we bring you ERLC president Dr. Russell Moore teaching on the Kingdom of God and what this theology means for Christian engagement in the public square. The lectures were recorded live in Washington, D.C., as... Continue...

For this two part series, we bring you ERLC president Dr. Russell Moore teaching on the Kingdom of God and what this theology means for Christian engagement in the public square. The lectures were recorded live in Washington, D.C., as... Continue...

I was nervous the first time I joined the Capitol Conversations roundtable. No matter how comfortable I was with public speaking, it was uniquely intimidating to sit in front of a mic with the red light blinking. Matt Hawkins, the... Continue...

This week marks a milestone for the ERLC’s podcast from Washington, DC as we publish the 100th episode of Capitol Conversations. Jeff Pickering welcomes the founder and former host Matt Hawkins back to the studio for a top 10 countdown... Continue...

Jeff Pickering welcomes Brent Leatherwood of the ERLC and Paul Miller of Georgetown University to discuss their research project exploring what American adults with evangelical beliefs think about civility and politics.    Guest Biography Paul D. Miller is a professor... Continue...