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Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property

Q&A: Did My Church Infringe on Copyright When Using YouTube Videos in a Live-Stream Service?

Q&A: Did My Church Infringe on Copyright When Using YouTube Videos in a Live-Stream Service?

What church leaders must understand about copyright law when doing church online.
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.
Q&A: What Might Be the Consequences of Leaving Our Denomination?

Q&A: What Might Be the Consequences of Leaving Our Denomination? Member access only

Seven practical considerations before moving forward with any plan to separate.
Protecting Your Church from Lawsuits

Protecting Your Church from Lawsuits Member access only

Attorney Sally Wagenmaker offers insights on legal risks and liabilities associated with ministry in an interview with Matt Branaugh.
When Is It Wise to Pay for Legal Counsel?

When Is It Wise to Pay for Legal Counsel? Member access only

Attorney Sally Wagenmaker offers guidelines on when to consider paid professionals in an interview with Matthew Branaugh.
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Dealing with Disruptive Individuals During Church Member access only

While one court says a restraining order isn’t permissible, other courts are divided on this issue.
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.
Should a Church and Its Pastor Co-Own a Home?

Should a Church and Its Pastor Co-Own a Home?

Is this a viable option given the high cost of housing?
Hey, Fletch: Is Our Church Website Violating Copyright Law?

Hey, Fletch: Is Our Church Website Violating Copyright Law?

Streaming music and other activities raise several legal issues.

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