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Should Your Church Get Political?

Understanding the legal, theological, and pastoral considerations of political involvement for churches.

Pastors and churches in America have struggled for decades to determine how much political involvement they can or should engage in. Legal questions surround which activities might jeopardize tax-exempt statuses. Theological questions exist regarding how much or how little churches should participate in the public square. There are also pastoral questions regarding when or how the engagement of political issues is necessary to disciple congregants.

Christianity Today's Church Law & Tax and Big Tent Initiative hosted a virtual roundtable in which respected and trusted voices in the fields of law, pastoral leadership, and theology gathered to educate and inform pastors and church leaders nationwide on how God is calling them to lead in the face of the current political climate. Watch now to learn more.

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