Faith and Culture

ERLC’s new machines in Dallas ‘more impactful’

October 25 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press

Ultrasound machines – like those placed recently at the Downtown Pregnancy Center in Dallas with the aid of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) – not only help women choose life for their unborn children but create transformative personal stories. The ERLC announced Oct. 13 at its annual national conference …

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Outcry at Trump gender memo shows ‘pain,’ confusion

October 24 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press

Angry reaction to news the Trump administration may revert to the traditional definition of gender in some federal programs, three evangelical commentators say, reveals society’s confusion and need for ministry. The administration’s proposal “may sound controversial, but it is not,” Andrew Walker of Southern Baptists’ Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission wrote in an Oct. 23 commentary.

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Robinsons touched 65 lives by fostering, adoption

October 23 2018 by Katelyn Goodwin, Missouri Pathway

Few people have hearts as big as Ron and Terri Robinson. In 40 years of marriage, Ron followed his calling to ministry and pastored several Baptist churches with Terri at his right hand, opening their hearts to the communities they served. Then they opened their hearts to a new calling from God as foster parents.

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Sexual abuse, grief & hope focus of ERLC panel

October 22 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press

Women are grieving and male church leaders should join them in their grief over the sexual abuse and assault so many have suffered, panelists said Oct. 12 during the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s (ERLC) annual national conference. A panel of lawyers and female Christian leaders addressed sexual abuse and assault …

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Erwins unveil next plans, envision ‘Christian Pixar’

October 22 2018 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press

Filmmaker Jon Erwin says his father often told him to “dream big, dream bold, dream the impossible.” Erwin has followed that advice, and earlier this year many of those dreams came true with his hit faith-based movie “I Can Only Imagine,” which grossed $83 million to become the No. 1 movie all time from Roadside Attractions.

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Christian apologetics club wins free speech battle

October 22 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press

A Christian apologetics group will be able to display pro-life and other messages freely at a state university, the result of a settlement reached through Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). Ratio Christi, a registered student organization at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga., gained the right in a settlement ADF announced Oct. 18.

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Students join hurricane relief efforts in N.C.

October 19 2018 by Laura Sikes, NAMB

When an East Carolina University cross country team found they had an off weekend from running, they decided to go and help survivors of Hurricane Florence. They joined a college-wide effort to help Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteers serve in the hard-hit New Bern, N.C., area. 

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‘Gosnell’ helps uncover ‘horrors of abortion’

October 11 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press

A trio of forthcoming movies hailed by pro-life activists – led by “Gosnell” opening Oct. 12 – could influence Americans’ thinking on abortion, critics say. Christians “have been behind the curve, and we’re just now starting to realize the importance” of promoting the sanctity of unborn life through film, Christian filmmaker and media consultant Phil Cooke told Baptist Press.

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Human dignity addressed by ERLC in Capitol Hill event

October 9 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press

Human dignity, as a biblical doctrine, should shape how Christians view the unborn, elderly and refugees as well as religious liberty, sexual assault and civil discourse, Southern Baptist ethics leaders told a gathering on Capitol Hill. The expansiveness of human dignity was set forth Oct. 2 by staff members of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission …

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Bibles, joy visible in schools across U.S. Oct. 4

October 8 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press

Students rallied behind the Bible and the joy of scripture in social media posts Oct. 4, as a projected half-million or more students participated in Bring Your Bible to School Day. Focus on the Family’s (FOTF) fifth annual event drew smiles and encouragement from students and parents in a diversity of grade levels, schools and Christian communities …

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