ERLC announces luncheon with Mike Pence, names new senior fellow • Biblical Recorder

ERLC board votes to re-designate $250,000 to ARITF • Biblical Recorder

Vice President Mike Pence to headline ERLC event at SBC Yearly Assembly

NASHVILLE (BP) – Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will sign up for Ethics & Religious Liberty Fee president Brent Leatherwood for a dialogue on serving in the general public sq. in the course of a luncheon at the 2024 SBC Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. The occasion is aimed at serving to pastors lover with elected officers in engaging the general public sq..

“It is an honor to welcome Vice President Pence to our event at the SBC for a candid discussion about Christian support in the community sq.,” Leatherwood mentioned in a assertion.

“He is anyone I individually admire due to the fact of his lots of trustworthy yrs of provider and management to this country. My hope is that this discussion will carry encouragement and useful knowledge to attendees as they seek out to have interaction the culture as ambassadors of Christ.”  

Pence served as the 48th vice president from 2017-2021, the 50th governor of Indiana from 2014-2017 and a member for the U.S. Home of Associates from 2001-2013.

The function will consider area on Tuesday, June 11, at 11:30 am at the Indiana Ballroom within the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. Tickets are $20.

Understand extra and sign up right here.  

RaShan Frost named ERLC senior fellow focusing on human dignity

NASHVILLE (BP) – RaShan Frost will be a voice for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Fee in the space of human dignity. The ERLC declared Frost as a senior fellow March 27.

Frost is the guide pastor of The Bridge Church in Charleston, S.C.

“Dr. Frost is 1 of the best illustrations of a scholar-practitioner in Southern Baptist everyday living, and I am enthusiastic for him to sign up for our analysis staff as a single of our senior fellows,” stated ERLC President Brent Leatherwood. 

Frost retains bachelor’s and master’s levels from Auburn College, where by he performed football. He also holds a master’s degree from Liberty College and a Ph.D. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

“The region of human dignity touches each and every factor of our moral life,” Frost mentioned in an ERLC release. “As Christians, we comprehend that it informs our look at of human everyday living, not as we determine, but as God has founded in generation by producing humanity in the imago Dei.”

Frost has carried out research in Christian ethics with an emphasis on social ethics and human dignity, political theology and the intersection of ethics, religion and public lifetime, in accordance to the launch.

“I am psyched about lending my expertise in the region of human dignity by serving as a senior fellow with the ERLC, simply because this get the job done is an possibility to current approaches for Baptists to consider by means of how human dignity, centered on the imago Dei, informs our ethics, social difficulties, and views of our shared general public lifetime in a way that seeks the glory of God and the good of our neighbors,” he said.

Leatherwood explained Frost brings not only know-how into the publish, but “the knowledge essential to converse both equally uncompromised truth and grace as we search for to provide hope to the general public square.”

He and his wife have two sons.

Frost joins Jason Thacker on the ERLC research group.