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?
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.
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
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 Schools
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.
Gleanings: January/February 2018
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.