British Government Affirms Christmas at Work
New report details when workers' faith expression is protected and when it can get them fired.
The report concluded that courts rightly ruled in their favor and against their employers. “Courts have balanced appropriately the right to manifest a religion or belief with other factors….
Psalm 100: A Call to Give Thanks
Behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.
4). We can enter into His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise, and in doing so, we have greater entry when the veil has been ripped from top to bottom, when Jesus died
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.
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower Courts. (UPDATE nonprofits. Instead, justices unanimously decided to send their case back to the lower courts.
Malaysia Rules Muslim Man Can Convert to Christianity
Judge's landmark decision offers hope to Malay Christians amid Bible seizures and 'Allah' bans.
Cases of conversion in Malaysia have been plagued by official dissension and charges of apostasy as Muslim authorities challenged verdicts by secular courts in Shari'ah tribunals.
ChristianMingle Lawsuit Forces Site to Add Options for Gay Daters
For the first time in 11 years, same-sex couples can find “God’s match for you” on the site.
Courts in multiple states have recently weighed whether Christian wedding vendors can refuse same-sex couples, and California lawmakers have proposed new restrictions designed
Overtime Pay Mandated for More Ministry Employees
But pastors are likely exempt.
position of the DOL is that clergy are not subject to the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements of the FLSA no matter how little they earn, and two federal courts have specifically
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.
Should Your Favorite Ministry Become a ‘Church’?
Why more parachurch groups are telling the US government they’re not like other nonprofits.
“It's a trend, and I see it growing,” said Frank Sommerville, a tax-law attorney who advises churches. “Mostly it's about religious freedom, and preserving that freedom.”. “Since courts, and
Contraception Mandate Heading to Supreme Court
(UPDATED) SCOTUS will determine if the rule violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
"Although the college will continue to seek relief in the courts, the college has been forced to quickly make difficult choices," the school said in announcing the decision on its website.
Weekend Edition: October 2, 2015
Stephen Colbert, Kim Davis, Leading Change, and more this week.
accommodation. Of course, for the parties involved in religious freedom lawsuits filed in federal and state courts, the answer is more complicated. The