(RNS) Moore has received much attention as the head of Southern Baptists’ political arm. But some denominational leaders are now criticizing his job performance.
Articles tagged “Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Many are first-timers at the anti-abortion annual event. “This is an issue that is worth walking in a blizzard for,” said one woman planning to march.
(RNS) If Southern Baptists’ public posture remains primarily a catalog of concerns of aggrieved white conservatives, they shouldn’t be surprised if few black folks come along.
(RNS) For both sides, alleged friendships could pose a risk, as relationships could be perceived as acceptance.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Nashville conference was remarkable for two notable shifts: a change in tone — call it a kinder, gentler opposition to homosexuality — and a pragmatic concession that the fight over gay marriage is largely lost.
(RNS) Though he often grapples with contentious political issues, Moore has spent much of his first year at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission as the sexual ethicist in chief.
BALTIMORE (RNS) I once assumed the worst of Southern Baptists: anti-intellectual, homophobic and possibly even racist authoritarians who cared mostly about their own power. Then I got to know some of them.
(RNS) Russell Moore is conservative but not angry. He’s skeptical about politics, and believes that kindness is not a weakness. He’s also critical of Bible Belt faith, which he says sees Christianity as a normal part of American life.
(RNS) The Southern Baptists’ Russell Moore says evangelicals are more aggressive this time around because more immigrants have joined their congregations, giving members a better understanding of who they are.