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'Evangelical Leader Preaches Pullback From Politics, Culture Wars'
By: Sherrie Irvin|Published: October 22, 2013 4:23 PM
"For years, as the principal public voice for the Southern Baptist Convention, the country's biggest evangelical group, Richard Land warned of a 'radical homosexual agenda' and pushed for a federal ban on same-sex marriage. His successor, Russell Moore, sounded a different note. . . . 'We are involved in the political process, but we must always be wary of being co-opted by it,' Mr. Moore said in an interview in his Washington office, a short walk from Congress. 'Christianity thrives when it is clearest about what distinguishes it from the outside culture.'"