Tag Archives: Russell Moore

House OKs PPFA defunding, abortion survivors bills

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Sept. 18 to defund Planned Parenthood in the wake of the release of undercover videos providing evidence the organization trades in baby body parts. On the same date, the House also … Continue reading

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Long-term view needed, Moore says of marriage

WASHINGTON (BP) — Advocates for the biblical view of marriage should prepare for a lengthy effort to restore the institution to its rightful place, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” June 28. Christians and their … Continue reading

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New international religious freedom office to open in Middle East

COLUMBUS, Ohio (compiled by Jennifer Davis Rash) — The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, in consultation with the International Mission Board, will develop “strategic relationships” to mobilize churches for defending religious liberty and advocating social justice across the world. ERLC … Continue reading

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SBC Report: Churches urged to help with global hunger crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission) — Almost 1 billion people are undernourished, and during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting today Baptist leaders called on churches to address the global hunger crisis. “Chronic hunger is a debilitating problem … Continue reading

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Russell Moore to join board of Hispanic evangelical group

NASHVILLE (BNG) — Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leader Russell Moore has been added to the organizational board of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), a conservative-leaning organization opposed to gay “marriage” and abortion rights but more in line with … Continue reading

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Religious liberty wins hiring case at high court

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of a Muslim job applicant provided what religious freedom advocates hailed as a wider victory for people of faith. In an 8–1 decision, the high court ruled June 1 an … Continue reading

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Abortion advocates stymie anti-trafficking proposal

WASHINGTON (BP) — Legislation to bolster efforts to combat human trafficking has fallen victim to abortion rights advocates in the U.S. Senate. The Democratic minority defeated an effort to bring an anti-trafficking bill to the Senate floor March 17 because … Continue reading

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Obama seeks approval for forces against ISIS

WASHINGTON (BP) — Today, President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorize the use of the American military to defeat an Islamic terrorist army that has waged a widespread campaign of carnage in Iraq and Syria. After airstrikes began in August, … Continue reading

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Ore. bakers’ religious liberty ‘steamrolled’

GRESHAM, Ore. (BP, TAB) — A judge’s verdict against a Christian couple in Oregon has religious liberty advocates counting this as the latest loss in the escalating clash against sexual liberty. Administrative Law Judge Alan McCullough ruled that Aaron and … Continue reading

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Drug cartels in Latin America drive migrant children to US

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ABP, TAB) — Why would children risk their lives to try to cross over the United States border? To save their lives, Russell Moore explained. After a tour of two Texas facilities for migrant children, Moore, president … Continue reading

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