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Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
asserts that there is religious liberty, the Evangelical Alliance of Turkey (Association of Protestant Churches) is in a nonstop battle to win fairness and religious liberty in the courts.
America’s Surrogacy Bump: Is Fertility a Blessing to Be Shared?Subscriber Access Only
Pro-life carriers and Christian bioethicists navigate the patchy landscape for assisted reproduction.
And they must live in a state where surrogacy is legal. New Jersey has long known the risk of surrogacy-gone-wrong since its courts handled the first surrogacy dispute in the US.
After Baptism Gone Wrong, Court Weakens Church Protections
Oklahoma Supreme Court says membership matters most in tortured ex-Muslim’s lawsuit.
The church asked for the case to be dismissed, reasoning that secular courts don't have jurisdiction over ecclesiastical matters like theology and customs.
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.
Max Lucado, Beth Moore, and Hundreds of Evangelicals Call for Immigration Reform … Again
A year after their letter opposing the refugee ban, the biggest names in the church are defending Dreamers, persecuted Christians, and more.
Anticipating the drop, World Relief closed five offices and laid off 140 staff members in the wake of last year's refugee ban, which ended up disputed back and forth in the courts.
Sovereign Grace Disputes Rachael Denhollander’s Remarks
As former gymnast advocates for victims in the church, SGC calls her take on its past scandal “not true.”
SGM evoked a religious freedom defense in 2013 when the confidentiality of its pastoral counseling was challenged, stating, “SGM believes that allowing courts to second-guess
My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness.
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God’s perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church.
reported how Mahaney and SGM were accused of covering up abuse within the church network in a 2012 lawsuit; they denied the allegations and argued that courts shouldn't second
How Cecile Richards Strengthened the Pro-Life Movement
Outgoing Planned Parenthood president leaves legacy on both side of the abortion debate.
“Planned Parenthood now performs more than a third of all abortions in the United States and continued to be its biggest defender in the legislature and the courts,” National Right to
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.
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
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.
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.
CT’s 25 Most-Read Stories on the Persecuted Church
ISIS bombs Egyptian churches, Russia restricts religious freedom, Nepal criminalizes conversion, and more.
Sarah Eekhoff ZylstraMarch 08, 2017 9:58 AM. Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey's Crackdown International. religion. Top courts could follow.
Judge Challenges Atlanta Policy Used to Fire Christian Fire Chief over Devotional
(UPDATED) Court considers city restrictions an unconstitutional violation of free speech.
(UPDATED) Court considers city restrictions an unconstitutional violation of free speech.
Gleanings: January/February 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our January issue).
The new law stems from concerns raised last year when courts dropped charges against Christians accused of evangelizing students after a devastating earthquake in Kathmandu.
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.
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.
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
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.
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