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Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission

Trump's Brand of Bigotry Isn't Going Away. So Neither Are We.

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I'm not sure Donald Trump has the personal conviction to be a racist. He just sells racism -- and that's worse. Trump's racial, religious, and gender bigotry will lose him many religious Americans, including those whom the media has often called "values voters."

Is the Southern Baptist Church Having an Identity Crisis, or Am I?

Sharon Groves | Posted 12.31.2014 | Religion
Sharon Groves

I returned from the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission convinced that it's only a matter of time before the SBC changes how it relates to the LGBT community. The question is whether that change will be a gentler spin on "love the sinner, hate the sin," a softer rhetoric toward some and a harsher one toward others, or the beginning of a deeper journey toward understanding.

You Won't Believe What This Southern Baptist Preacher Said

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

The Southern Baptist Convention hosted a summit last night on Ethics and Religious Liberty, and Twitter was lighting up with the #erlcsummit hashtag. ...

Southern Baptists Gain A New Advocate

Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) In a generational changing of the guard, Southern Baptists are gaining a new advocate fo...