Questions & Ethics with Russell Moore

Dr. Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission provides his insight into how we, as Christians should navigate through life’s most challenging moral and ethical issues.

About Russell Moore

Russell Moore serves as the eighth president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.

Prior to his election to this role in 2013, Moore served as provost and dean of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also taught as professor of theology and ethics.

A widely-sought cultural commentator, Dr. Moore has been recognized by a number of influential organizations. The Wall Street Journal has called him “vigorous, cheerful, and fiercely articulate” while The Gospel Coalition has referred to him “one of the most astute ethicists in contemporary evangelicalism.

Dr. Moore blogs frequently at his Moore to the Point website, and hosts a program called Questions & Ethics—a wide-ranging podcast in which Dr. Moore answers listener-generated questions on the difficult moral and ethical issues of the day. In addition, he is the author of several books, including Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ.

A native Mississippian, he and his wife Maria are the parents of five sons.

Latest Episodes

  • Let Catholic adoption agencies be Catholic.
    Today I have a piece in USA Today addressing current questions surrounding legal challenges to faith-based adoption agencies. Here’s an excerpt: Of all of the issues our nation faces today, adoption s …
  • Will Complementarianism Survive After the #MeToo Movement?
    I have had many people ask me over the last several months about the future of complementarianism. In recent months, our society has faced a reckoning over the toxic culture of sexual assault and abus …
  • Is the Pope Right About the Death Penalty?
    Pope Francis pronounced this week that the death penalty is "inadmissible," changing officially the Roman Catholic Church's teaching on capital punishment. He had previously called for …
  • Russell Moore & Marilynne Robinson: A Conversation
    In this episode of Signposts, I sit down with one of my favorite writers, Marilynne Robinson. Professor Robinson is an accomplished novelist and essayist. She earned a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 20 …
  • Can Your Soul Survive Facebook and Twitter?
    I sometimes post pictures on Instagram of books that I’m reading, usually just a stack on my table to let my followers know what I’m thinking about at the moment. The stack is almost always very heavi …
  • My Worst Parenting Mistake
    Why is parenting so difficult? Every parent faces challenges. Some are common, while others are unique. But one thing is certain, you wont always succeed. In this episode of Signposts, I talk about th …
  • Russell Moore and Michael Card: A Conversation
    In this episode of Signposts, I sit down with my friend Michael Card for a conversation on the subject of fatherhood. Michael is an accomplished musician and songwriter, as well as a very competent th …
  • Should you worry about sex robots?
    Will there really be sex robots? How will A.I. affect our understanding of human sexuality? A.I. and other emerging technologies are rapidly creating new opportunities and challenges in many areas of …
  • What Must We Do About Foster Care
    Today I had a short piece published that I contributed to a symposium on foster care over at National Review. Here’s an excerpt: Christian churches historically have stood at the forefront of caring f …
  • Learning to Trust God with My Child’s Life
    16 years ago today, Maria and I were in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, having traveled there the day after my Ph.D. hooding at Southern Seminary. Shortly after our arrival, we met the two boys who would be ou …

 

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