Tuesday, 03 June 2014 18:18

ERLC pays tribute to Hobby Lobby owners

The Green family has been named recipient of the 2014 John Leland Religious Liberty Award presented by the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 17:44

SBC leader enters Twitter fray

An Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission official says bloggers piling on an evangelical leader accused of covering up abuse are missing the mark.

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The SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission says the Constitution allows sectarian prayer at public meetings, while the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty says such prayers turn government business into religious exercise.

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Immigration reform advocates say they’re impressed with a broad-based religious coalition forming around the issue, but say there also needs to be more involvement from people in the pews.

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While most evangelical books and sermons on sexual temptation are geared toward men, women are not immune, according to a speaker at a Southern Baptist sex summit that ended today.

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SNAP representative Amy Smith says the topic of sex abuse is “noticeably absent” in a wide-ranging discussion of sexual issues sponsored by Southern Baptists this week in Nashville.

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Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:47

New ERLC head narrows legislative agenda

Abortion, gay marriage and religious-liberty concerns about Obamacare top the 2014 legislative agenda of the Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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