Pilot Episode: What is Canon & Culture?

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January 24, 2014

Co-belligerents Andrew Walker, Dan Darling and Matt Hawkins introduce the Canon & Culture initiative. Thankfully, someone remembered to press the record button this time.

About Canon & Culture

Canon & Culture’s purpose is to help build and strengthen the church’s social, ethical, and moral witness by providing thoughtful content from leading thinkers that inspires a rising generation of evangelicals to think Christianly about the public square. More…

Who are these guys?

Andrew Walker is the managing editor of Canon and Culture, in addition to serving as the Director of Policy Studies for The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the denomination’s entity tasked with addressing moral, social, and ethical issues. In his role, he researches and writes about human dignity, family stability, religious liberty, and the moral principles that support civil society. He earned his Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Daniel Darling is the Vice President for Communications. He previously served five years as Senior Pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church. He is a contributor to Leadership Journal, Homelife, Crosswalk.com, Stand Firm,” and a variety of other evangelical publications. He has written several books, including his latest, Activist Faith. He personally blogs at danieldarling.com.

Matthew Hawkins serves as Coalitions Director, working with other groups in Washington, D.C., to achieve common objectives. After graduating from Belmont University, he joined the ERLC’s Nashville office to assist with broadcast efforts in 2001. Matt and his wife, Crystal, live in Arlington, VA, and are members of a church plant in Washington. He is presently studying ethics and public affairs at George Mason University.


Andrew Walker
Andrew Walker is the managing editor of Canon and Culture. He also serves as the Director of Policy Studies for The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the denomination’s entity tasked with addressing moral, social, and ethical issues. In his role, he researches and writes about human dignity, family stability, religious liberty, and the moral principles that support civil society. He is a PhD student in Christian Ethics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Andrew lives in Franklin, TN with his wife and daughter and is a member of Redemption City Church. You can find him on twitter at @andrewtwalk.