Russell Moore is 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. The Wall Street Journal has called him “vigorous, cheerful, and fiercely articulate.”
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.
Moore is the author of several books, including Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel, Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ and Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches. He also hosts Signposts, a podcast on the gospel and culture.
A native Mississippian, he and his wife Maria are the parents of five boys.
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