Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission says he talks daily to his Catholic and Mormon counterparts on shared matters of conscience.

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Russell Moore, president of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, urged U.S. senators to permit a vote on a bill to establish a new religious-freedom envoy in South Central Asia and the Near East.

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Top leaders of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission say homosexuality is a sin, but not every sinful act should be illegal.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014 18:29

SBC leaders featured at NRB convention

Southern Baptist leaders were highly visible at this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Tenn.

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Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore and pundits Kirsten Powers and Jonathan Merritt engaged in high-profile debate over whether a Christian photographer or baker should be required to provide services for a same-sex wedding.

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Russell Moore says American evangelicals should not view Vladimir Putin’s opposition to homosexuality and promotion of Christianity as signs of a “godly” nation.

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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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The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has filed an amicus brief petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of family-owned businesses with conscientious objections to a regulation that requires employers to pay for forms of birth control that they believe cause an abortion.

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A bill to end public funding of abortion coverage under Obamacare is expected to be voted upon in the House but go nowhere in the Senate. President Obama has vowed he would veto the measure.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 24 January 2014 12:16

SBC leader opposes medical marijuana

Russell Moore says the agenda behind the push to legalize marijuana is more economic than medical.

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