• Check-in
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Exhibits Open
  • Conference Begins
    1:00 -5:00 PM
    • Human dignity and the gospel: The framework for a lasting mission - Russell Moore
    • Pro-life apologetics: Arguments from reason that align with scripture - Scott Klusendorf
    • A voice for human dignity: The church's pro-life mission - Todd Wagner
    • Leading congregations who advocate for the weak, vulnerable, and voiceless - Pastor's Panel
    • Unwed pregnancy and the grace of God - Amy Ford
    • Bearing burdens: Serving special needs families in our churches - Special Needs Panel
  • Dinner Break
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Main Stage Session
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Race and human flourishing: Embracing diversity for the good of all people - Glenn Packiam
    • Pro-life issues and the millennial: Swimming against the culture - Matt Chandler
    • What can I do? Confronting the evil of human trafficking around the world - Human Trafficking Panel
  • Main Stage Session
    8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Are you mentally healthy enough? Preparing for adoption's hardships - Sharen Ford
    • The life-changing influence of foster care - Jim Daly
    • Adoption and foster care: Real challenges and right expectations - Adoption Panel
    • A consistent pro-life worldview: Confronting the moral blind spots in our everyday lives - Albert Mohler
  • Break: March for Life
    11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • At this point we will break for those who are participating in the March for Life
  • Breakout 1
    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • On the frontlines: Pregnancy Resource Centers and the fight for life​
    • The case for life: Legal, legislative, and policy issues
    • Meeting tangible needs: ​Human dignity and the work of relief​ ministries
  • Breakout 2
    5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Local church ministry​​: Discipling a pro-life people
    • International​ issues: Advocating for ​human dignity throughout the world
    • Training them up: Helping our kids catch a pro-life vision
  • Dinner Break
    5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Main Stage Session
    7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Respecting human dignity through civil discourse - John Stonestreet
    • Social justice, human dignity, and the gospel: A comprehensive pro-life stance - Eugene Cho
    • Welcoming sojourners: How the gospel urges us to love the immigrant - Samuel Rodriguez
    • Ministering to refugees and immigrants: Hard questions, complex answers, and loving our neighbors - Immigration Panel
  • Main Stage Session
    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Death and disease: Respecting human dignity throughout all of life - End of Life Panel
    • Unexpected Advocates: Embracing Divine Opportunities to Save Lives and Protect Conscience - Kristen Waggoner
    • Protecting life: Pursuing policies that uphold human dignity - Jennifer Marshall
    • Politics and the person: Why legislation matters for the pro-life cause - Pro-life Policy Panel
    • The beauty of diversity: Celebrating the dignity of every tribe, tongue and nation - Jackie Hill Perry
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The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention. The ERLC is dedicated to engaging the culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ and speaking to issues in the public square for the protection of religious liberty and human flourishing. Our vision can be summed up in three words: kingdom, culture and mission.


Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. We provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God's design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in biblical principles.