The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on visiting your Southern Baptist relatives when you’re no longer a believer, what to do when your E.R. colleague defers treatment of his patients until you arrive and more.
Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, has expressed sorrow and concern over the shooting death of Terence Crutcher.
Rev. Danny Cortez had spent over two decades as a Southern Baptist pastor, and as such was not supportive of homosexuality. When his son came out as gay in 2014, he had a monumental change of heart that would shake up his church. Rev. Cortez decided he needed to preach a message of support for his [...]
White Lives Matter has now officially joined hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the Westboro Baptist Church on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of the nation’s most openly xenophobic organizations. There are currently 892 Hate Groups in the United States. Show More Summary
Find out what happens when a Southern Baptist pastor talks to his congregation about homosexuality after his son comes out as gay.
Speaking on the gospel and cultural engagement at a national conference sponsored by the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Russell Moore complained that politics has become a religion and a source of identity for many evangelicals.
So here I am, American born, raised a Southern Baptist and now non-religious, in my homemade burkini. It's made of a swim mask adopted from Chinese women wishing to avoid the sun (as do I), and jogging duds purchased not from a Paris burkini boutique, but from an American discount sporting goods store. Show More Summary
Every day, Burns Strider sends Hillary Clinton a Bible verse or an inspiring quote to help her through the day. A Southern Baptist from Mississippi, Strider told The Brody File that he and Clinton have exchanged emails almost every day for about 10 years. Strider was Clinton’s director of faith outreach during her first presidential […]
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has donated $100,000 to a Southern Baptist church in Louisiana that is being pastored by social conservative activist Tony Perkins, and has been instrumental in providing relief for those affected by torrential flooding.
It wasn't me who called Donald Trump's campaign "reality television moral sewage." The person who said that was none other than Russell Moore, the very conservative president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Show More Summary
A Southern Baptist pastor is critical of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's apparent interest in implementing a state lottery, arguing that such a move is "a regressive tax on the poor."
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, discusses the types of political issues that pastors should address in their congregations and which ones to avoid.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. is praising "rank-and-file" evangelicals for being "ahead of all the leadership" in supporting GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and is questioning if leading Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore is really a conservative.
Southern Baptist Convention's Russell Moore, Christian pastors and conservative leaders have expressed grief and offered advice on dealing with the killing of five Dallas police officers in a sniper attack, which followed two high-profile killings of black men by police.
J.D. Greear, a strong contender for president at the recent Southern Baptist Convention, says it's unfair to blame declining baptism numbers in the SBC on a resurgence of 5-point Calvinism in Southern Baptist life.
The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (the public policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention) just posted a video featuring Pastor Garrett Kell describing the one thing he'd say to women who have had an abortion.Can you guess what it is?
Partnerships between missions groups complicate the metrics. B aptisms performed by Southern Baptist missionaries have plummeted over the past decade. In 2015, the International Mission Board (IMB) immersed close to 55,000 converts.Show More Summary
Southern Baptists will not both grow and remain a majority white denomination. One of the highlights of this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting was the panel on racial reconciliation. Then-president Ronnie Floyd convened...Show More Summary
Former Southern Baptist Convention president Ronnie Floyd said faithfulness to the gospel was a priority, and he will not endorse presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president, after attending Trump's highly anticipated meeting with over 900 evangelical leaders in New York City Tuesday.
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Dr. Ronnie Floyd is not endorsing any candidate for president of the United States despite agreeing to be on Donald Trump's religious advisory board.