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Three Reasons Christians Should Defend Religious Liberty for All

Three Reasons Christians Should Defend Religious Liberty for All

Preserving rights for other faiths enhances our own witness—and is the right thing to do.
Supreme Court: Commemorative Cross on Public Land Did Not Offend the Constitution

Supreme Court: Commemorative Cross on Public Land Did Not Offend the Constitution Member access only

Bladensburg Cross may remain, both for its religious and secular purposes, majority says.
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Supreme Court

Public Benefit Programs Available to Churches Member access only

Excluding church from playground funding solely based on its religion violates First Amendment, Court says.
Responding to the Transgender Bathroom Access Controversy

Responding to the Transgender Bathroom Access Controversy Member access only

How church leaders can navigate this still-developing legal issue.
When Politics Enters the Church

When Politics Enters the Church Member access only

Rampant violations expose congregations to the possibility of losing their tax-exempt statuses.
Churches and Political Involvement

Churches and Political Involvement Member access only

Where church and state can meet for ministries.
IRS Proposes Changes to Substantiation Rules for Charitable Contributions

IRS Proposes Changes to Substantiation Rules for Charitable Contributions Member access only

Clarifying what the agency has proposed—and what it could mean for churches.
Religious Freedom Questions by Faith Segment

Religious Freedom Questions by Faith Segment

Religious freedom questions show the views of Americans and evangelicals.
Six Questions about the Supreme Court’s Upcoming Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Six Questions about the Supreme Court’s Upcoming Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Member access only

Richard Hammar explains what clergy and church leaders should know ahead of the June decision.
Churches, Schools, and the Unvaccinated Movement

Churches, Schools, and the Unvaccinated Movement Member access only

Recent outbreaks remind leaders of the precautions they must take.
Clergy Housing Allowance Benefit Safe—For Now

Clergy Housing Allowance Benefit Safe—For Now Member access only

Seventh Circuit reverses 2013 decision, but explains how a future challenge could proceed.

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