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.
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
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.
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
Our Back-from-Prison Family
In the suburbs of Chicago, a growing community gathers around those released from prison—and those headed back in.
I'll call him Jack. Jack's case is still in the courts—the high courts. So far, indeed, the courts have been on his side. But Jack's story is more than an endless series of court dates.
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.
Better Than Olive Garden
When you’re here, you’re family—really.
They also reflect the nature of the early church, where Christians “had everything in common” and met together daily in the temple courts (Acts 2). Here is how third-century bishop
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
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.
The Church Usher's Vital Priestly Role
How the keepers of God's house show us his welcome.
Israel. Like ushers, those men of old had a number of tasks around the temple courts. all. The courts into which we are welcomed belong to the great king.
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision
We will see more challenges to the florists, the bakers, and the pizza crust makers. And more opportunities for witness.
arguments: (1) The Supreme Court should require states to recognize same-sex marriage; and (2) In doing so, the Court should craft its ruling to guide lower courts and policymakers in
An Embarrassing Week for Christians Sharing Fake News
Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. You embarrass us all when you do.
gay marriage ruling. The reason you did not hear much about it then is because the courts quickly dismissed it as a ridiculous lawsuit. At five different
From Banned to Mandated
A history of contraceptives in the United States.
Courts prosecuted immigrants who brought contraceptives with them; mail-order shops that sold pornography were shuttered; and doctors could no longer disseminate contraceptive
Is Islam a Threat to Religious Freedom? New Data from LifeWay Research
New LifeWay Research shows what Americans think about the effects of Islam on religious freedom around the world.
Courts have weighed religious freedom arguments in deciding whether to permit same-sex marriage, allow businesses to turn away gay customers, and require employers to pay for