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How the Hawaii Attorney General Got It Wrong in His “Guidance” to Churches on Political Activity
The upcoming election season seems to have government officials in Hawaii on edge.
Erik Stanley
August 21, 2018
How the Hawaii Attorney General Got It Wrong in His “Guidance” to Churches on Political Activity
Here’s What Happened When This North Carolina Church Stood up to Discrimination
When At the Cross Fellowship Baptist Church finished renovations on the building it was renting, it prepared to start worship services at the new location.
Sarah Kramer
August 24, 2018
Here’s What Happened When This North Carolina Church Stood up to Discrimination

LATEST POSTS

Does Your Church Have Blind Spots?
Whether we like to admit it or not, there are people and organized groups that are actively looking to put limits on religious freedom and barriers around the Gospel.
John Harding
February 24, 2018
This New Church Wants to Open Its Doors Downtown, But the City is Standing in Its Way
Suppose a church becomes convicted to minister to the inner city. Except the city had other plans.
Kyle McCutcheon
February 24, 2018
Is Your Church Prepared for the Challenges Ahead?
There are many aspects of church fitness that many do not take the time to consider, but they could be hurting the health of local churches in the long run.
Dana Hodges
March 6, 2018
The #1 Thing Your Church Board Should Do Next and How It Can Help Protect Religious Freedom
The call to “help protect religious freedom” has rightly been shouted from the rooftops in recent years.
Ray Kaselonis
March 6, 2018
Should Churches Be Denied Disaster Relief Funds Simply Because They Are Religious?
The very faith that motivated Texas churches to aid their communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is the same faith that was used to exclude them from receiving disaster relief funds.
Sarah Kramer
March 6, 2018
How to Prepare and Protect Your Church in the New Year
New Year’s resolutions can be daunting. But often, it is the basic actions – done day after day – that lead to realizing those larger goals.
John Harding
Can Churches Police Themselves? Johnson Amendment Advocates Think Not
At its core, the Johnson Amendment should deeply offend religious leaders.
Christiana Holcomb
March 6, 2018
Church Boards Should Consider ADF Church Alliance Membership
Church boards around the country are facing a difficult culture in which to lead their churches. In the past, many thought of America as a Christian nation.
John Harding
March 6, 2018
Can the Government Force Churches to Pay for Abortion? It's a reality in California.
California is hard at work pushing its pro-abortion agenda. But a handful of churches in California are pushing back.
Sarah Kramer
March 7, 2018
Threatening the Housing Allowance for Pastors Threatens Rural Churches
For more than 60 years, churches have been allowed to assist their pastors and ministers with housing costs by providing a tax-exempt housing allowance.
John Harding
March 7, 2018
How Our Supreme Court Case Defending Pregnancy Centers Could Affect the Church
Last week, Alliance Defending Freedom stood before the Supreme Court on behalf of our ally the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) and its affiliated pregnancy centers in California.
Sarah Kramer
March 28, 2018
Would Your Church Be Prepared If What Happened in Iowa Happens in Your State?
If there’s any case that shows churches across the country should be vigilant in watching and preparing for threats to religious liberty, it’s a 2016 case that Alliance Defending Freedom filed in Iowa.
Sarah Kramer
March 28, 2018
New DOJ Initiative Validates Need for ADF Church Alliance
Many churches across the country feel called to serve the surrounding community. At the Cross Fellowship Baptist Church in Monroe, North Carolina is no different.
John Harding
June 22, 2018
From Attorney to Pastor and Back Again: How God Prepared Me for the Ministry of Legal Advocacy
I had spent almost a dozen years as a legislative lawyer in Washington, D.C. when I was invited to join the pastoral staff of a church in Oregon.
Ray Kaselonis
June 29, 2018
WATCH: What Pastors Are Saying about the ADF Church Alliance Program
“I don’t think in my wildest dreams I thought the day would come in my ministry where I would have to fight the state.”
Sarah Kramer
July 6, 2018
WATCH: 6 Pastors Share Personal Stories of Religious Freedom Challenges
In June, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in Masterpiece Cakeshop that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission treated cake artist Jack Phillips with hostility because of his religious beliefs.
John Harding
July 17, 2018
This Church Could Be Fined $250 a Day for Worshipping in the Coffee Shop It Owns
Big Brother is alive and well in Laurel, Maryland, where the government is standing in the way of a local church’s efforts to share the Gospel with those around them.
Sarah Kramer
July 24, 2018
California AB 2943: An Attack on the Heart of the Gospel
For thousands of years, men and women have traveled the world to spread a simple, yet powerful message: Believe in Jesus Christ and be born again.
Matt Sharp
July 27, 2018
“Sue the State” Shouldn’t be Part of Any Pastor’s Job Description
Even though Lewis started his career as an attorney before enrolling in seminary, bearing the church’s legal burden is not something he thought he would ever need to do.
John Harding
August 16, 2018
How the Hawaii Attorney General Got It Wrong in His “Guidance” to Churches on Political Activity
The upcoming election season seems to have government officials in Hawaii on edge.
Erik Stanley
August 21, 2018
Here’s What Happened When This North Carolina Church Stood up to Discrimination
When At the Cross Fellowship Baptist Church finished renovations on the building it was renting, it prepared to start worship services at the new location.
Sarah Kramer
August 24, 2018

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