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  • Pastor: Ohio law, church can help with payday lending

    August 8 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pastor: Ohio law, church can help with payday lending

    Ohio’s new law regulating payday lending is an important advance, but the church plays a vital role in helping people who often become casualties of the predatory industry, Southern Baptist pastor David Gray says. Gov. John Kasich signed into law July 30 what some advocates have described as a model for the country in addressing abuses by lenders …

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  • Payday loans targeted by ERLC, others in coalition

    May 18 2015 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Payday loans targeted by ERLC, others in coalition

    The ERLC joined with other religious organizations May 14 to announce the Faith for Just Lending Coalition at a Capitol Hill news conference. The diverse alliance seeks to raise awareness about predatory lending and to motivate individuals, lenders, churches and the government to help bring an end to the practice.

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