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Ep. 165: Hillsong’s Brian Houston, the “Billy Graham Rule,” and the Southern Baptist Convention’s Historic Move

On today’s program, we take a look at the so-called “Billy Graham Rule.”  We have updates on a couple of religious liberty cases that will have an impact on Christian ministries, and we have the latest on Hillsong’s Brian Houston.  He has taken a sabbatical in advance of his criminal trial.  We begin today with a history making move by the Southern Baptist Convention.

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The producers for today’s program are Rich Roszel and Ben Warwick We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, and Casey Sudduth.  Writers who contributed to today’s program include Anne Stych, Shannon Cuthrell, Bob Smietana and Elizabeth Evans, Roxanne Stone,  Bart Gingerich, Mary Jackson, Lynde Langdon, Alejandra Molina, Adelle Banks, Christina Darnell, and Warren Smith.

Special thanks to the Institute on Religion & Democracy for contributing material for this week’s podcast.

Until next time, may God bless you.