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The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church
America locks up more of its citizens than any other nation.
When we fail to find and use alternatives to incarceration, such as drug courts and mental health courts—alternatives which better address the underlying issues contributing to criminal
The Contexts for Our Carols
Cherished Christmas carols help us to sing with the saints through the ages.
Henry Suso rendered the third verse as “Where are joys? / Nowhere more than there / Where angels sing / New songs / And the bells ring / In the courts of the King.
Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey's Crackdown
Deportation of evangelist David Byle blocked, while pastor Andrew Brunson still imprisoned without evidence.
Deportation of evangelist David Byle blocked, while pastor Andrew Brunson still imprisoned without evidence.
The Great Supreme Court Cake-Off: Christian Bakers vs. Gay Weddings
UPDATED: The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, held oral arguments today.
Seton Hall Law Review. “Courts have had no problem weeding out weak or insincere RFRA claims. If anything, RFRA has been underenforced.”. In one of
No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear
Religious liberty and civil rights are key issues of our day.
Day Against Homophopia. The lower courts had previously ruled against the bakers that was subsequently upheld by the Court of Appeals. Already a
Canada’s First Christian Law School Pleads Case to Supreme Court
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University—and for religious freedom in general.
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University— and for religious freedom in general.
As The Year Turns
Professor shares poetry from Milton and Donne.
That glorious form, that light insufferable, And that far-beaming blaze of majesty… He set aside; and here with us to be, Forsook the courts of everlasting day And chose with us a
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts
(UPDATE) Justices don’t have a final answer for religious organizations that oppose Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
Gleanings. Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts. Instead, justices unanimously decided to send their case back to the lower courts.
What a Playground’s Victory Means for Christian SchoolsSubscriber Access Only
Supreme Court decision could change playing field for school choice movement.
history. At the same time, the court remanded two school choice cases to the lower courts for “further consideration in light of” the Trinity Lutheran ruling.
What Is Going On Inside Trump's Religious Advisory Panel? James MacDonald Speaks Out (Updated with More from James)
What James MacDonald is saying to the Trump campaign.
matters related to the Federal Reserve. Issues of constitutional law are obvious to those who sit on the nation's highest courts. What is easily discernible to
US Missionary May Get Russia’s Anti-Evangelism Law Overturned
After 32 cases, lawmakers review Yarovaya restrictions on religion. Top courts could follow.
After 32 cases, lawmakers review Yarovaya restrictions on religion. Top courts could follow.
Nepal Criminalizes Christian Conversion and Evangelism
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
Atheists Again Get Pastors’ Best Benefit Ruled Unconstitutional
Freedom From Religion Foundation wins first round of rematch over $800 million clergy housing allowance.
Freedom From Religion Foundation wins first round of rematch over $800 million clergy housing allowance.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
“The previous administration pursued a needless and divisive culture war … It should be easy for the courts to finalize this issue now that the government admits it broke the law.”.
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
every 100,000 minors in confinement. On average, about 2,900 cases per day pass through American juvenile courts. Given the number of vulnerable
The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Abuse
For the first time in a decade, there’s a new lawsuit leader.
of better risk management.”. The drop could be due to courts finally catching up with the backlog of lawsuits filed over past abuse. “New suits are only
Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.
religious convictions on marriage. Fellow bakers, photographers, and florists have challenged anti-LGBT discrimination laws in lower courts. “We hope the
In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
Others, like the courts, find the word “God” so non-descript as to be meaningless. Which god? Whose god? The God of the Bible has a name, it is YHWH.
Texas Churches Flooded by Harvey Sue FEMA for Discrimination
Building upon Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
Building upon Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
Gleanings: June 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
But lower courts ruled that three major religiously affiliated health care systems aren't exempt, because their benefit plans weren't established by a church.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
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