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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.”.
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
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
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.
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
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
and superiority, living in a land where ringing chimes call child and sire to the church of God, a land where Bibles are read and Gospel truths are spoken, and where courts of justice are
D. James Kennedy Ministries Sues SPLC over Hate Map
Coral Ridge broadcaster is first Christian group to take Southern Poverty Law Center to court over ‘anti-LGBT’ label.
Coral Ridge broadcaster is first Christian group to take Southern Poverty Law Center to court over 'anti-LGBT' label.
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.
Supreme Court Saves Christian Hospitals from Crushing Pension Payments
Unanimous victory for religiously affiliated health care groups will affect 100 lawsuits.
Unanimous victory for religiously affiliated health care groups will affect 100 lawsuits.
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.
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.
The Holy Calling of Wealth Creation Isn't So Simple
Why the latest manifesto about Christians and economics is important, helpful, and woefully one-sided.
great your sins. There are those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts.” (Amos 5:11–12). Finally, there
South Carolina: Breakaway Anglicans Must Return 29 Churches
Split ruling by state supreme court favors Episcopal Church’s physical but not intellectual property claims.
Subscribe to CT and get one year free. Tags: Anglican DivisionAnglicansCourts EpiscopaliansSouth Carolina. Posted by:Kate Shellnutt Bio @KateShellnutt.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
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