Reading Time: 8 minutes Yesterday, we talked about the sheerly vicious racism on display in these leaked letters. Today, let’s talk about the mind-blowing but entirely unsurprising sexism he reveals in them.
Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)
The Sheer Racism in the Russell Moore Letters
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Lately, we’ve been talking about the two leaked letters from Russell Moore. Until recently, he worked for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) as the leaders of their Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). But a few weeks ago, he resigned from that position (and left the SBC iself) amid a firestorm […]
Russell Moore Refused to ‘Play Ball’ With the SBC (And He Paid For It!)
Reading Time: 8 minutes Hi and welcome back! The other day, we talked about how Russell Moore ended up as the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Mostly, we talked about the absolute state of the ERLC in 2012 — and why the masters of the SBC needed Russell Moore to lead […]
How Russell Moore Ended Up as the Leader of the ERLC in the First Place
Reading Time: 7 minutes As imperfect a fit as he was (and is) for the SBC’s dysfunctional and crony-driven leadership culture, Russell Moore seemed absolutely perfect for the ERLC once. Today, I’ll show you how a guy like him ended up in top leadership in the first place.
Russell Moore: The SBC Drives Out Yet Another Dissenter
Reading Time: 9 minutes Hi and welcome back! Yesterday, I showed you the story of a quintessential, consummate yes-man for the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC): Al Mohler, who leads their flagship seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS). Very early on, he realized exactly how he was going to need to behave to maintain his upward trajectory in the denomination. […]
The ERLC: In the Middle of the SBC’s Newest Slapfight
Reading Time: 10 minutes Today, let me show you how the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) is fighting for its life lately — and why that fight represents just one more sign of the SBC’s fully-deserved decline.
Sex-Abuse Scandals in the SBC: Don’t Ever Believe They Care
Reading Time: 10 minutes Don’t ever believe that any big-name evangelical leaders really want to fix anything. Today, I’ll show you a heartbreaking case in point that illustrates what the SBC really cares about the most.
Why CaringWell Won’t Help the SBC
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! Yesterday, we looked at what the leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) are doing about their huge sex-abuse scandal. The answer turned out to be nothing whatsoever that’s tangible and effective. One of the worst examples of that answer might be their “CaringWell” website. Today, let’s look at CaringWell and see how well […]
Russell Moore Reveals the SBC’s ‘Abuse of Faith’ Strategy
Reading Time: 10 minutes Recently, I wondered what they’ve been up to on that front. What’s changed since we last checked in on them? As it turns out, the SBC’s leaders have been busy. Today, I’ll show you the SBC’s general strategy for dealing with their sex-abuse scandal and what they’ve managed to accomplish in this past year-and-a-half.
Russell Moore Tells Us How to Fool a Monster
Reading Time: 12 minutes Monsters dwell here. One band of them might have a silly-sounding name–eh-van-jellicles. I see you chuckling at the sound. Trust me though: these beasts can claw and rend the unwary traveler! Thankfully, these monsters are very easy to fool. See, one of their leaders, Russell Moore, gave away the game recently. And now we can use his foolishly-spoken words to pass through this blighted land in safety. Come with me. I’ll show you how to fool a monster tonight.