ERLC Conference on the Gospel, Homosexuality, and Marriage Gets Underway: Watch Online, View the Live Streaming Schedule, and Follow the Conversation #ERLC2014


The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention began it’s three-day conference on The Gospel, Homosexuality, and Religious Freedom on Monday, October 27, 2014. The conference will run through Wednesday, October 29. The aim of the event is to “equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their families and their churches.”

Those who cannot attend the conference in Nashville can watch the live stream of all general sessions and panel discussions online at BCNN3.TV.

The following events will be available online (all times Central):

SCHEDULE (all times Central)


1:00-5:00 pm — Afternoon Session

  • Aftermath: Ministering In A Post-Marriage Culture
    — Albert Mohler
  • The State Of Marriage In American Culture: Divorce, Cohabitation, Same-Sex Marriage, And Other Trends
    — Phillip Bethancourt (Moderator), Russell Moore, Albert Mohler, D. A. Horton, And Robert Sloan
  • Building Healthy Marriages
    — Greg Smalley
  • The Price Of Citizenship: Can The State Compel The Church To Embrace Homosexual Relationships?
    — Kristen Waggoner and Erik Stanley
  • Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor
    — Glenn Stanton
  • Millennials And Marriage: Evaluating The Younger Generation’s Views On Sexuality And Marriage
    — Andrew Walker (Moderator), John Stonestreet, Trevin Wax, Lindsay Swartz, And Eric Teetsel

7:00-9:30 Evening Session

  • Now And Not Yet: Making Sense Of Single Life In The Twenty-First Century
    — Jennifer Marshall
  • God On Sex: The Creator’s Ideas About Love, Intimacy, And Marriage
    — Danny Akin
  • Better Together: Marriage And The Common Good
    — Sherif Girgis
  • The State Of Marriage In American Churches
    — Daniel Darling (Moderator), Kevin Ezell, Dennis Rainey, Carmen Fowler Laberge, And Heath Lambert


Morning Session 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

  • Secret Thoughts Of An Unlikely Convert
    — Russell Moore And Rosaria Butterfield
  • Questions & Ethics Live
    — Russell Moore
  • Out Of A Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey To God
    — Christopher Yuan
  • How Does The Gospel Equip Christians Who Struggle With Same-Sex Attraction?
    — Jackie Hill-Perry
  • Is It Okay To Be Gay? A Candid Conversation On Christians And Same-Sex Attraction
    — Russell Moore (Moderator), Christopher Yuan, Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, And Jackie Hill-Perry

Evening Session 6:30-9:30 PM

  • Marriage And Missions: How Singleness And Marriage Connect To The Great Commission
    — David Platt
  • Why I Love And Hate Being Single
    — Lizette Beard
  • Reconcilable Differences: Building Bridges With Those Who Disagree About Marriage
    — Jim Daly
  • Slow-Motion Sexual Revolutionaries? Culture Wars, Christian Witness, And The Future Of Marriage
    — Russell Moore


Morning Session 8:30-11:00 AM

  • Growing Great Commission Marriages
    — Dennis Rainey
  • Preparing Next Generation Leaders For A Post-Marriage Culture
    — Phillip Bethancourt (Moderator), Steven Smith, Jason Allen, Thomas White, And Randy Stinson
  • Marriage In Crisis: The Conflict Between Sexual Freedom And Religious Liberty
    — Ryan Anderson
  • Preaching Like Jesus To The LGBT Community And Its Supporters
    — JD Greear

Be sure to tune in at BCNN3.TV for this very important discussion. Click here.

Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #ERLC2014.


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