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  • TRUSTEES: ERLC seeking to equip churches

    August 31 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    TRUSTEES: ERLC seeking to equip churches

    The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) is committed to equipping churches to produce justice, holiness and reconciliation with the gospel of Jesus, Russell Moore told the entity’s trustees at their annual board meeting. Moore, the ERLC’s president, made his comments during a report to the ERLC board during its Aug. 23-24 meeting.

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  • ERLC conference urges parents to be models for children

    August 29 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC conference urges parents to be models for children

    Christian parents must seek to be what they want their children to become, a sellout audience was told during the final two days of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s 2017 national conference. A diverse collection of speakers – including a United States senator, a filmmaker, storytellers, songwriters, as well as pastors and authors – addressed attendees.

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  • Gospel vital to parenting, speakers at ERLC conference say

    August 28 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Gospel vital to parenting, speakers at ERLC conference say

    Christian parents need the gospel and grace-powered effort to rear children faithfully, a capacity crowd heard on the first day of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s 2017 national conference. About 1,300 people gathered Aug. 24 for “Parenting: Christ-centered Parenting in a Complex World” in Nashville.

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  • Parenting about cross bearing, Moore tells ERLC crowd

    August 28 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Parenting about cross bearing, Moore tells ERLC crowd

    Cross-shaped parenting is marked by dependence on God and connection to other Christians, Russell Moore told a sellout audience at a Southern Baptist-sponsored conference. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), delivered the opening keynote address to people gathered for “Parenting: Christ-centered Parenting in a Complex World,” the ERLC’s 2017 national conference.

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  • ERLC parenting conference sells out

    August 25 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC parenting conference sells out

    The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission kicked off its fourth annual national conference Aug. 24, this time on the topic it receives more inquiries about than any other – parenting. A sellout crowd of about 1,250 people gathered for “Parenting: Christ-centered Parenting in a Complex World.”

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  • Deporting Iraqi Christians called ‘death sentence’

    June 21 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Deporting Iraqi Christians called ‘death sentence’

    Southern Baptist religious freedom advocate Russell Moore has joined other evangelical leaders in urging the Trump administration to stop its deportation of Christians to Iraq. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and six others asked the Department of Homeland Security, in a letter June 19 to end the deportations.

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  • Russell Moore: ‘Parenting is hard’

    May 30 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Russell Moore: ‘Parenting is hard’

    Parenting is both timeless and urgent, according to Russell Moore, as each new generation of moms and dads face age-old challenges complicated by rapidly changing cultural norms. Christians need to think carefully about how they pass on life and godliness to their children, but it won’t be easy.

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  • Royce, former ERLC leader, joins Trump admin.

    May 30 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Royce, former ERLC leader, joins Trump admin.

    Shannon Royce, a former leader at the Family Research Council and Southern Baptists’ Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has been appointed as the Trump administration’s director of the Center for Faith-Based and Community Partnerships. The center seeks to forge government partnerships with faith-based and community organizations to address community needs.

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  • Christ-centered parenting focus of ERLC efforts

    May 18 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Christ-centered parenting focus of ERLC efforts

    Christ-centered parenting will be the focus of a two-pronged effort in August by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). The ERLC’s 2017 national conference – “Parenting: Christ-centered Parenting in a Complex World” – will be held Aug. 24-26 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

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  • Global Hunger Relief Run to be held at SBC Annual Meeting

    April 21 2017 by Jill Waggoner, ERLC | with 0 comments
    Global Hunger Relief Run to be held at SBC Annual Meeting

    A broad coalition of Southern Baptist ministries have partnered together to sponsor a Global Hunger Relief Run, including a 5k and one-mile Fun Run, in Phoenix, Ariz., June 14, in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting. All funds raised through participant fees will go directly to feed hungry people around the world.

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  • SBC event panelists address Trump’s immigration policies

    January 30 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    SBC event panelists address Trump’s immigration policies

    Four hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to temporarily close the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, five Christian leaders took the stage Jan. 27 at the Evangelicals for Life conference in Washington, D.C., to discuss how churches and individuals can respond to the complex issues surrounding refugee and immigrant ministry.

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  • Moore, Stanley candidly discuss ministry disagreements

    August 26 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Moore, Stanley candidly discuss ministry disagreements

    “Approach is everything,” said Andy Stanley, founder of Atlanta-area North Point Ministries, in a candid, on-stage conversation hosted by Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). The two influential leaders cordially disagreed on a range of ministry topics …

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  • ERLC’s Duke top candidate for Montana exec

    August 25 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC’s Duke top candidate for Montana exec

    Religious liberty advocate Barrett Duke has emerged as the top candidate for executive directorship of the Montana Southern Baptist Convention. Bruce Speer, heading the MTSBC eight-member search team for the post, said Duke will receive the team’s unanimous recommendation for the executive directorship at the group’s annual meeting this fall.

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  • All need religious liberty, Baptist, others contend

    May 26 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    All need religious liberty, Baptist, others contend

    Religious leaders with widely diverse views called for freedom for all faith groups, not just their own, in a May 23 panel discussion sponsored by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Southern Baptist, Roman Catholic, Mormon and Muslim representatives explained why their faith perspectives support universal religious freedom.

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  • ERLC brief opposes hostility against religion

    April 27 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ERLC brief opposes hostility against religion

    The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission filed a friend-of-the-court brief April 15 in opposition to lower court rulings that upheld a Missouri government decision against a church daycare’s application to participate in the playground resurfacing program. The state rejected the request by Trinity Lutheran Church Learning Center in Columbia, Mo. …

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