Tuesday's headlines, joined later by groups on the other end of the theological and political spectrum, such as Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Interfaith
CT's sister blog, Church Law and Tax, notes that the IRS had put church reviews on hold since 2009 when a Minnesota church challenged the audit process.
Gordon College Studies Same-Sex Behavior Ban Amid Accreditation Questions. School says "period of discernment" focused on pastoral response, not changing conduct policy.
5 books on Christianity in North Korea and featured his perspective on the state of Muslim Since 2000, Dr. Moeller served three years as a pastor at Saddleback Church, then nine years
But even as the BJP consolidated its state-level power in 2005, CT reported that increased violence and repression wasn't stopping church growth. Violence
His release has been requested by Billy Graham, President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry “Pastor Saeed has become the face of the persecuted Christian church worldwide, one
in politics, according to a new Pew Research Center study exploring the "growing appetite" for churches endorsing political candidates and other intersections of church and state.
"As Scots now consider what kind of nation will now emerge from this campaign, the church must lead—and be allowed to lead—the way to ensure the new Scotland is one that reflects
costly" for the student ministry's 23 chapters on 19 campuses of California State University (CSU Every local church that is near a college campus should soberly consider retrofitting and
We are seriously concerned about the state of our church, especially the state our leadership at the highest levels and our continued lack of transparency in general.
between the Holy See and the State of Israel as well as special agreements with the different Christian schools. This behavior limits the rights of the Christian Church to manage its
be dishonored.". Mars Hill is no longer listed on the Acts 29 church directory page for Washington state. Acts 29 declined to comment further to CT. No
Islamic State militants seized control of the "Christian capital of Iraq,” Qaraqosh, and IS militants have taken down crosses on churches and burned church manuscripts, according to the
form of persecution—is also used to try to create a deeper form of persecution, creating a situation where the apparatus of the state is used to control and dominate the church," he said.
CT regularly reports on Evangelicals and Catholics Together (ECT), including its role in charting a historical path between church-state debates and how it unified evangelicals and
He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches First Amendment Church-State Law and Jewish Law.
IRS to Atheists: Okay, We'll Investigate Pulpit Freedom Sunday Pastors. Tax agency and FFRF announce settlement, but Milwaukee church disputes the lawsuit's dismissal.
houses in Mosul with the letter the phrase "property of the Islamic State" and an Arabic Muslims have shown support for their fellow Christian citizens by attending a church service with
Gordon College Loses City Contract, Gets Accreditation Scrutiny. President Michael Lindsay among 26 CCCU presidents urging an exemption clause in pending executive order.
men wounded more than a dozen of the 200-member Joy in Jesus Church in the in northeastern Nigeria, and launched military operations in 2009 to form an Islamic state, the BBC