Major Missions Agency Picks 'Radical' New President
Megachurch pastor David Platt is now the younger face of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board.
Program (a joint funding mechanism for SBC initiatives), leading to concerns about his fundraising strategy as president, according to a statement from Russell Moore, president of the
Houston Drops Sermons from Subpoenas
Opponents still question relevance of pastor info to their case.
Major evangelical voices such as John Piper, Russell Moore, and Eric Metaxas decried the move following Tuesday's headlines, joined later by groups on the other end of the
Southern Baptists End Investigation of Theology Professors at Kentucky University
(UPDATED) University cuts ties with state convention even though convention investigation concluded theologically conservative professors were welcome at Campbellsville University.
Update (June 4): Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), is still "very disturbed" despite the resolution between
Would Jesus Bake a Cake for a Gay Wedding in Arizona?
Russell Moore says no, Kirsten Powers says yes, as bill awaits governor's decision.
Would Jesus Bake a Cake for a Gay Wedding in Arizona? Russell Moore says no, Kirsten Powers says yes, as bill awaits governor's decision. Joshua
What Did the Supreme Court Really Change Today?
The rulings today on DOMA and Proposition 8 are an opportunity for gospel witness.
Russell Moore/ June 26, 2013. Image: Christopher Capozziello / Getty / iStock. What Did the Supreme Court Really Change Today? Russell Moore/ June 26, 2013.
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Case
(UPDATED) Do for-profit corporations have religious rights? Justices will consider cases of Hobby Lobby (which won) and Conestoga Wood Specialties (which lost).
Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore labeled the decision "the most important religious liberty question in recent years." In a press release for the Ethics and Religious Liberty
Why ISIS Must Be Stopped
But no special pleading on behalf of Christians is required.
The statement (endorsed by evangelicals, including Russell Moore, Eric Metaxas, and Jim Daly) calls for defeating ISIS, but without giving off the slightest whiff of faith-based special
Why Adoption Became Russell Moore's Personal Cause
And why more evangelicals should be joining him.
Why Adoption Became Russell Moore's Personal Cause. And why more evangelicals should be joining him. Why Adoption Became Russell Moore's Personal Cause.
Judge Strikes Down Housing Tax Break for Pastors
(UPDATED) Longstanding IRS exemption—last revised after Rick Warren dispute in 2002—currently saves pastors and other clergy $700 million per year.
"The clergy housing allowance isn't a government establishment of religion, but just the reverse," said Russell D. Moore, president of the SBC's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.