Russell Moore: From Hesitancy to Wholeheartedness

How surrendering our identities to God helps our children do the same. On this week’s episode of Adopting Hope, Sasha and Joyce welcome Dr. Russell Moore. Dr. Moore is the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the public-policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.He and his wife, Maria, have five boys—two of whom joined their family through adoption. Dr. Moore also authored, among several other books, Adopted for Life The Priority of Adoption for... Read More

Should Christians Worry Free Speech Is Eroding?

What social media companies’ actions toward Trump mean about the state of the First Amendment. For years, one of the primary ways that people experienced Donald Trump was through his tweets. All of that changed on January 8, when, in the aftermath of the capitol insurrection, Twitter banned @realDonaldTrump. “Due to the ongoing tensions in the United States, and an uptick in the global conversation in regards to the people who violently stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021, these... Read More

Many people say it’s hard to get the second dose of the COVID vaccine. Florida stops reporting number overdue

“Based on this guidance, no one is overdue for their second dose, but rather, will be eligible for their second dose,” he said. “The Department of Health continues to recommend that individuals receive their second dose at 28 days for the Moderna vaccine, or 21 days for the Pfizer vaccine.” ... Read More

With Floridians frustrated over vaccine rollout, DeSantis takes comfort in the arms of Fox News

“You know I lived in Florida for 14 years, and unfortunately Florida has been cursed with repeated incompetent governors. They get re-elected and I cannot tell you why, but this is probably the worst governor that I’ve ever seen when I was there. There was nothing like him before. This man has presided over 1.6 million cases and 25,000 deaths in Florida, and deaths have been on the rise just since January,” Reid said. ... Read More

Waking Up After QAnon: How Can the Church Respond?

Untangling the evangelical QAnon connection. If the QAnon slogan “Where we go one, we go all” is to be believed, it appears that the “all” are fading into history. You see, in a stunning turn of events, Joe Biden was sworn in as President of the United States. Well, for most people this was not surprising but simply the natural result of the November election. However, for those who bought into the conspiracy theories surrounding QAnon, this was not supposed to... Read More

The Pro-Life Project Has a Playbook: Racial Justice History

The anti-racism campaign is a model for the anti-abortion movement. The past four years of American public life have been marked by partisan tension between the pro-life movement and the racial justice cause. Politically, at least, the two have been cleft apart and set at odds. The pro-life campaign is viewed by some as a conservative “white men’s culture war,” while the anti-racism project is seen often as a solely progressive movement. The last election hinged in part on... Read More

DeSantis says Florida has delivered nearly a million vaccines and could do more — but supply isn’t there

“We got 266,000 that’s in the street now,” he said. “We’re going to get 266,000, as it stands, for next week’s shipment. So we’re going at a pace faster than that. If you look at a place like Hard Rock Stadium, they do 1,000 a day. We could do two or three thousand a day if we had more vaccine.” ... Read More

Arrest made six months after gas station shootout that killed innocent bystander

All four men ran off in opposite directions while still firing at each other, the arrest report said. That’s when Lamar — who was not involved — was shot “through and through” the head. The bullet entered and exited his skull, the report stated. Detectives recovered the bullet and the 9mm shell casing at the scene. ... Read More