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Religion and Politics by Russell Moore | Reformed Theology Articles at Ligonier.org

by Russell Moore Tabletalk: How did you come to pursue a career as a systematic theologian and Christian ethicist? Russell Moore: I felt a call to ministry early on and preached my first sermon at my home church in Biloxi, … Continue reading

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Racial justice and the gospel | ERLC.COM

On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act this year, I was reminded of one of my favorite pictures, which sits on a shelf in my office. It’s a photograph of a line of civil rights workers—in the heat … Continue reading

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Let’s Rethink Our Holly Jolly Christmas Songs | Moore to the Point

Sometimes I learn a lot from conversations I was never intended to hear. This happened once as I was stopping by my local community bookstore. It’s a small, quiet store, so it was impossible not to eavesdrop as I heard … Continue reading

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“I Am a Man” | ERLC.com

NOTE: The 2015 ERLC Leadership Summit will address “The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation” to equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their families, and their churches. This event will be held in … Continue reading

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U.S. religious freedom post filled | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — The United States has a new State Department advocate for religious liberty overseas. The U.S. Senate confirmed David Saperstein as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in a 62-35 roll-call vote Dec. 12. Saperstein, a long-time proponent of … Continue reading

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ERLC turns to race issue for March summit | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity has announced a summit on race relations in the wake of grand jury decisions regarding police killings of black men that have provoked widespread protests and a nationwide discussion. The Ethics … Continue reading

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Fayetteville, Ark., LGBT law repealed | Baptist Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (BP) — Voters in a Northwest Arkansas city have overturned a pro-homosexual/transgender ordinance that many claimed posed a threat to religious liberty. A sign in Fayetteville, Ark., urges voters to repeal an ordinance passed by the city council … Continue reading

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Want to work at the ERLC? | Moore to the Point

I’m looking for a new team member to work closely with me in communications. If you’re someone who enjoys reading in theology, culture, politics, and ethics and enjoys working in the areas of social media and digital platforms, I’d love … Continue reading

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An Incendiary Statement? | SBC Today

*This article was originally posted at Kevin’s website http://www.kevinstilley.com and was used [at SBC Today] by permission. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Commission tweeted the following comment shortly after a Staten … Continue reading

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I Don’t Understand the Evangelical Response to Ferguson | SBC Today

Dr. Randy White | Pastor First Baptist Church, Katy, TX **This article was previously posted by Dr. Randy White on his website http://www.randywhiteministries.org and is used by permission. Ferguson, MO has erupted in barbaric violence that should cause all law-abiding … Continue reading

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Fight Over Ferguson or Focus on Solutions: How Should Evangelicals Respond? | Wm. Dwight McKissic, Sr.

Battle lines are being drawn among evangelicals regarding how to properly interpret and consequently communicate the happenings at Ferguson, within the context of a biblical-kingdom worldview. One side sees the problems of Ferguson as rooted in history; particularly the history … Continue reading

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Ferguson and the Path to Peace | Moore to the Point

The mood in Ferguson, Missouri, is tense, after a grand jury decided against indicting a police officer for the killing of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown. The tension ought to remind us, as the church, that we are living in … Continue reading

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Why Christian Pastors Are Divided On “The Marriage Pledge” | TGC | Trevin Wax

When the most recent issue of First Things arrived earlier this month, I was surprised to see an article by R. R. Reno which encouraged pastors and ministers to stop signing government-provided marriage certificates. “The Marriage Pledge” intends to preserve … Continue reading

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Obama’s actions on immigration called ‘unwise’ | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — President Obama’s new executive actions to change immigration policy imperil the growing, widespread agreement on reform, said the Southern Baptist Convention’s lead ethicist. Obama announced in prime time Thursday (Nov. 20) his orders, which include most controversially … Continue reading

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President Obama Cites Exodus on Immigration Reform: ‘We Were Strangers Once Too’ | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com

(UPDATED) Reactions from Sam Rodriguez, Russell Moore, Jenny Yang, Noel Castellanos on Obama’s motive vs. method. Morgan Lee [ posted 11/20/2014 08:02PM ] Update (Nov. 20): Tonight President Barack Obama outlined his executive action on immigration reform, which could impact … Continue reading

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Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage | Baptist Press

VATICAN CITY (BP) — Southern Baptists’ lead ethicist has affirmed “a strong statement” by Pope Francis on traditional marriage during the pontiff’s opening address at the Vatican colloquium on “the complementarity of man and woman in marriage.” “Pope Francis made … Continue reading

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TRANSCRIPT: Should couples write their own wedding vows? | ERLC | Russell Moore

Well, I’m back. This is Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and this is Questions and Ethics, the program where we take your questions about moral dilemmas that you are facing and try to look at … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part 3 | Baptist Twenty One

I recently attended the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” I am thoroughly encouraged by the work of this entity of our convention and the … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part Two | Baptist Twenty One

I just left the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” I am thoroughly encouraged by the work of this entity of our convention and the … Continue reading

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Why I’m Going to the Vatican | Moore to the Point

The Vatican announced today that they will host, in a matter of weeks, a colloquium on marriage and the family, bringing together leaders from virtually every religious tradition in the world, to talk about the complementarity of man and woman … Continue reading

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