The Common Good

Baptist Briefs: Immigration Reform

Date: November 18, 2013

SBC agency chief meets with Obama. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, joined a small group of faith leaders invited to the White House to discuss immigration reform with President Obama, Vice President Biden and senior administration officials. The group also included Leith Anderson of the National Council of Evangelicals, Joel Hunter of Northland Church in Orlando, Fla., and Jim Wallis of Sojourners. Administration officials in the meeting included Melissa Rogers, executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and former general counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.