OUR PARTNERS 

As an alliance-building organization, we partner with like-minded organizations to advocate for religious liberty and protect the Church.

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Church Of God

The Church of God of Prophecy

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

Baptist Convention of Iowa

Church Of God

Church of God of Prophecy

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

Baptist Convention of Iowa

Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware

The Baptist Convention of New Mexico

Baptist Convention of New York

The Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey

Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware

Baptist Convention of New Mexico

Baptist Convention of New York

Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey

The Baptist State Convention of Michigan

Dakota Baptist Convention

The Georgia Baptist Mission Board

Illinois Baptist State Association

Baptist State Convention of Michigan

Dakota Baptist Convention

Georgia Baptist Mission Board

Illinois Baptist State Association

The Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists

The Montana Southern Baptist Convention

South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention

The State Convention of Baptists in Indiana

Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists

Montana Southern Baptist Convention

South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention

State Convention of Baptists in Indiana

The State Convention of Baptists in Ohio

The Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention

The English District

The Mid-South District

The State Convention of Baptists in Ohio

Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention

The English District LCMS

The Mid-South District LCMS

New York Ministry Network

American Heritage Girls

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

Care Net

New York Ministry Network

American Heritage Girls

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee

Care Net

Trail Life USA

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Protect My Ministry

The Gospel Coalition

Trail Life USA

National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Protect My Ministry

The Gospel Coalition

Association of Related Churches

Classical Conversations

Compañerismo Evangélico Pastoral

Network of Related Pastors

Association of Related Churches

Classical Conversations

Compañerismo Evangélico Pastoral

Network of Related Pastors

ADF Ministry Alliance

Classical Conversations

Compañerismo Evangélico Pastoral

Network of Related Pastors

ADF Ministry Alliance

Classical Conversations

Compañerismo Evangélico Pastoral

Network of Related Pastors

The Church of God is a denomination of the Christian Church that stands firmly for justification by faith, the priesthood of believers, the authority of the Bible, religious freedom, and the true and historic meaning of separation of church and state. Established in 1886, the Church of God now has more than seven million members in nearly 180 countries. Visit the Church of God website to learn more, access resources, and locate churches.

Members of the Church of God get a discounted rate on ADF Church Alliance membership. Click here for additional information and to join today!

I cannot be more excited to be a part of this. It’s a wonderful resource. To know there is somebody who has grappled with these issues, has been all the way to the Supreme Court, and has resources and a network of attorneys who can come alongside us, is very comforting.

- Dennis Watkins, general counsel for the Church of God

The Church of God of Prophecy has over 1.5 million members worldwide. They are united in worship and work together to share God’s love and a message of hope to the brokenhearted. The denomination describes itself in modern theological terms as a “Protestant, Evangelical, Wesleyan holiness, Pentecostal movement that believes in man’s freewill regarding salvation.” For additional information about Church of God of Prophecy, please visit its website.

Church of God of Prophecy members located in the United States can join ADF Church Alliance at a discounted rate. Please contact us to learn more.

Founded in 1947, The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention. The ERLC exists to assist churches by helping them understand the moral demands of the gospel, apply Christian principles to moral and social problems and questions of public policy, and to promote religious liberty in cooperation with the churches and other Southern Baptist entities.

The team at Alliance Defending Freedom have consistently proven themselves to be the kind of convictional and talented advocates that Christians and churches are in need of today. I have no doubt that Church Alliance will benefit ministries across the country by establishing such a partnership between local churches and attorneys committed to safeguarding our most fundamental liberties.

- Russell Moore, President, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention

Established in 1954, the Baptist Convention of Iowa (BCI) now has over 100 churches and 15,000 worshippers. BCI supports church development in many ways, including encouragement, prayer, and consultation. Additionally, they provide resources and training for church planters to establish new congregations in under-reached areas of Iowa. BCI is also focused on community transformation and supports several ministries through the Iowa Ministry Fund. Visit the BCI website to learn more.

Members of BCI get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for additional information.

With over 500 churches across two states, the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware (BCMD) is committed to starting new churches by equipping and empowering church planters and strengthening existing churches through coaching and consulting. Headquartered in Columbia, MD, they also coordinate missions work, disaster relief, ministry training and support, evangelism and more. To learn more about BCMD, please visit its website.

BCMD churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for details.

The Baptist Convention of New Mexico (BCNM) is dedicated to advancing the Kingdom through disciple-making churches. By 2025, BCNM hopes to have 10% of New Mexicans in a BCNM congregation; raise up and mentor 100 indigenous leaders annually; have 1,000 points of light(churches and church starts) across the state; share the Gospel with 1,000,000 unreached Hispanics.

Visit the BCNM website to learn more. BCNM churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Please contact us for details.

Established in the 1950s, the Baptist Convention of New York (BCNY) exists to “present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to every person in the world and to make disciples of all nations.” BCNY partners with church leaders to develop healthy ministries to reach the lost. They serve churches by offering ministry training programs, providing various resources, coordinating missions projects, and more. For additional information about BCNY, visit its website.

BCNY churches can join ADF Church Alliance at a discounted rate. Please contact us to learn more.

We are grateful to have a resource such as Alliance Defending Freedom and their team of advocates. I encourage the churches of the Baptist Convention of New York to join in membership with ADF. To know that this organization has resources and attorneys who can come alongside and help the local church in these tumultuous days of ever changing culture is both comforting and encouraging.

-Terry M. Robertson, Executive Director of Baptist State Convention New York

The Baptist Resource Network of Pennsylvania/South Jersey (BRN) exists to glorify God by fostering spiritual transformation. BRN is dedicated to building healthy churches by focusing on three key areas: missional engagement, intentional discipleship, and leadership development. BRN serves over 300 churches and continues to grow. For details about the organization, upcoming events, and resources, visit their website.

Members of BRN get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Contact us for additional information.

The Baptist State Convention of Michigan (BSCM) was founded in 1951, under the name of Motor Cities Association. The convention works with over 300 churches to reach a common goal of fulfilling the Great Commission. BSCM is committed to transforming lives for Christ through starting, strengthening, and sending churches. Visit the BSCM website to find upcoming events, resources, and more.

Members of BSCM get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Contact us for additional information.

Dakota Baptist Convention (DBC) aims to assist churches in starting new churches, sharing the Gospel, making disciples, and building strong and healthy churches for the glory of God. Established in 1984, DBC serves nearly 100 churches across both North and South Dakota. To learn more about Dakota Baptist Convention, find upcoming events and resources, visit the DBC website.

Members of DBC get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for details.

The Georgia Baptist Mission Board is a cooperative missions and ministry organization. With over 3,500 churches, they are dedicated to equipping Georgia Baptists to make disciples who intentionally share Christ with the lost. Visit their website to find resources and learn more.

Georgia Baptist Mission Board churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Click here for details and become a member today!

“Church Alliance was created to specifically assist churches with a wide range of concerns such as governing documents, policies, bylaws and matters relating to religious liberty. ADF provides legal representation in cases involving religious liberty for their members. I hope every Georgia Baptist church will join Church Alliance to take advantage of this wonderful service.”

- Thomas Hammond, Executive Director


Illinois Baptist State Association (IBSA) was founded in 1907 and has grown to a partnership of nearly 1,000 churches, church plants, and mission congregations working together to advance the gospel. The goals of IBSA are to develop leaders, inspire cooperation, stimulate church health and growth, and catalyze evangelistic church planting and missions. To learn more about IBSA, visit their website.

Illinois Baptist State Association churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for details.

I cannot be more excited to be a part of this. It’s a wonderful resource. To know there is somebody who has grappled with these issues, has been all the way to the Supreme Court, and has resources and a network of attorneys who can come alongside us, is very comforting.

- Dennis Watkins, general counsel for the Church of God

The Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists (KNCSB) is comprised of over 450 churches. KNCSB focuses on four key areas: sharing the Gospel locally and beyond, starting new churches to meet the spiritual needs of their communities, sending believers into mission activities to make a positive impact on people who do not know Jesus, and strengthening leaders and congregations to foster healthy churches. To learn more about KNCSB, visit its website.

Members of KNCSB can join ADF Church Alliance at a discounted rate. Please contact us for additional information.

The Montana Southern Baptist Convention (MTSBC) impacts Montana with the gospel. This organization is working to meet the needs of Montana Baptists by helping churches with strategy, planting new churches, and reaching the next generation. Visit their website for additional information, resources, and more.

MTSBC members get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for details.

I cannot be more excited to be a part of this. It’s a wonderful resource. To know there is somebody who has grappled with these issues, has been all the way to the Supreme Court, and has resources and a network of attorneys who can come alongside us, is very comforting.

- Dennis Watkins, general counsel for the Church of God
“Having a competent and knowledgeable legal team on our side gives us great confidence as we stand for God’s truth.”

- Daniel Lambert, Senior Pastor of Easthaven Baptist Church

South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention (SCSBC) exists to help churches fulfill the Great Commission. Their mission is to help the Church in South Carolina multiply disciples to share hope, strengthen churches, start churches, and send missionaries. To find resources, upcoming events, and additional information about the organization, please visit their website.

SCSBC churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Please contact us for details.

I cannot be more excited to be a part of this. It’s a wonderful resource. To know there is somebody who has grappled with these issues, has been all the way to the Supreme Court, and has resources and a network of attorneys who can come alongside us, is very comforting.

- Dennis Watkins, general counsel for the Church of God

The State Convention of Baptists in Indiana (SCBI) began in October of 1958 to “establish, strengthen and inspire the churches in missionary, educational and benevolent enterprises.” Since that time, SCBI has grown to over 400 churches and church plants. They exist to exalt Jesus, encourage pastors, and equip churches. Information about the resources, events, and other ways SCBI serves churches can be found on its website.

SCBI churches can join ADF Church Alliance at a discounted rate. Please contact us for details.

Churches today face many challenges from a variety of sources. The State Convention of Baptists in Indiana (SCBI) wants to help you navigate these challenges. One new resource we have connected with is Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). This Christian legal group is available to you for advice and consultation. Because the SCBI is a member, you have the opportunity as a church to join ADF and get a 20% discount on legal help as well as help on some basic needs like having their attorneys look over your legal documents. If you have questions you can contact your SCBI staff and we will be glad to talk with you about this opportunity.

- Dr. Steve McNeil, Executive Director of State Convention of Baptists in Indiana

The State Convention of Baptists in Ohio (SCBO) is the missionary organization within Ohio that coordinates the Great Commission cooperative efforts of Southern Baptists to reach Ohio and the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Since its establishment in 1954, SCBO has grown to over 700 churches. One of its goals is to reach 1,000,000 believers in 2,020 congregations by the end of 2020. For additional information, visit the SCBO website.

SCBO churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Contact us for details.

The Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention (WSBC) desires to have Wyoming churches working together to expand the Kingdom of God by making disciples locally and abroad. WSBC is dedicated to serving churches by offering ministry training programs, equipping church plants and established churches with helpful resources, hosting events, and more.  Visit the WSBC website for additional details.

Members of Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Please contact us for additional information.

With a history that dates back to 1888, the English District sees itself in a servant role, ready and willing to serve congregations, other districts, and the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. The English District’s core values include living in faithful response to God’s grace; teaching the Christian faith; reaching people with the Gospel; seizing mission opportunities; and being united in faith, witness, and service. To learn more about the English District, visit its website.

English District churches get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Please contact us for details.

The Mid-South District is an alliance of churches and schools in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee.  Its mission is to provide leadership, resources, and encouragement to reach the lost for Christ’s kingdom and to equip the found for service in churches, communities, and in the world. You can learn more about the Mid-South District by visiting its website.

Members of the Mid-South District get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Please contact us for additional information.

The New York Ministry Network desires to see Gospel transformation in every community in New York. Comprised of more than 300 Assemblies of God churches, NY Ministry Network describes itsself as “a group of interconnected people working together to make Jesus famous.” They provide tools and resources to plant churches, offer leadership training and resource events, support churches in transition or in crisis, andmore.

Members of the New York Ministry Network get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership. Please contact us for additional information.

"In the current political and social climate, the Church and religious liberty is under constant attack. For over twenty years, Alliance Defending Freedom has been a friend and resource of the New York Ministry Network. Alliance Defending Freedom is the foremost advocate for the Church of Jesus Christ in the United States. Our Network has joined in partnership with them. I encourage our churches to join to prepare and protect themselves with today’s challenges. I recommend them highly!”

- Dr. Duane P. Durst, Superintendent

Since its founding in 1995, American Heritage Girls (AHG) has been focused on its mission of “building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country.” With chapters now located in every state, this Christ-centered program provides a well-rounded experience for girls of all ages to grow in their faith, cultivate a heart for service, learn new skills, and more.

Troops are led by parents and volunteers and frequently meet in churches. Churches with chartered troops can join ADF Church Alliance at a discounted rate to access legal help and resources for their AHG troop and their church. Please contact us for additional details.

CPA firm Batts Morrison Wales & Lee (BMWL) exclusively serves nonprofits and their leaders. The firm was founded on scriptural principles and believes they are called to provide excellent service in a manner that is pleasing to the Lord. BMWL has extensive experience working with faith-based organizations. Its services include board governance matters; budgeting; clergy-specific tax matters; corporate structure analysis; financial management; federal, state, and local tax compliance; internal controls; representation before tax authorities; risk management; and much more. For more information on the ways BMWL can serve your church, visit its website.

ADF Church Alliance members get access to valuable resources from BMWL. Contact us for more information.

Through its life-affirming network of pregnancy centers, churches, organizations, and individuals, Care Net offers compassion, hope, and help to anyone considering abortion by presenting realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support. Care Net equips 1,100 affiliated pregnancy centers in North America to serve their communities with excellence. Additionally, Care Net provides individuals and churches with multiple pro-life resources including, ebooks, online courses, research, and more.

ADF Church Alliance members get a discount on Care Net resources to use courses at their church. Contact us for more information about receiving your member discount.

Established on biblical values and set in the context of outdoor adventure, the Trail Life USA program challenges boys to grow in character, understand their purpose, serve their community, and develop practical leadership skills to carry out the mission for which they were created.

Trail Life USA has over 800 troops across the country with boys from kindergarten through 12th grade. Troops are led by parents and volunteers and frequently meet in churches. Churches with chartered troops can access legal resources for their church and their troop at a discounted membership rate. Please contact us for additional information.

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) “exists to unify, serve, and represent the Hispanic Evangelical Community with the divine (vertical) and human (horizontal) elements of the Christian message while advancing the Lamb’s agenda.” They provide leadership, networking and fellowship opportunities, public policy advocacy, and more. Founded in 2001 by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, NHCLC is the largest Latino Christian organization in America with over 40,000 congregations in the United States.

NHCLC has partnered with ADF Church Alliance to support religious liberty through its Freedom to Bring Good News campaign. Members of NHCLC get a discount on ADF Church Alliance Membership, please click here for details. To learn more about the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, please visit their website.

The team at Alliance Defending Freedom have consistently proven themselves to be the kind of convictional and talented advocates that Christians and churches are in need of today. I have no doubt that Church Alliance will benefit ministries across the country by establishing such a partnership between local churches and attorneys committed to safeguarding our most fundamental liberties.

- Russell Moore, President, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention

As an industry leader, Protect My Ministry provides background checks, paperless solutions, and child safety training. Specializing in background checks for both employees and volunteers, their advanced screening process allows churches and ministries to efficiently mitigate risk and provide safe environments. Members of the ADF Church Alliance get a 20% discount on Protect My Ministry services. Please submit a request on their website to get started.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

Established in 2005, The Gospel Coalition (TGC) is a fellowship of evangelical churches in the Reformed tradition. They are passionately committed to keeping the gospel of Christ at the center of all they do, upholding biblical truth, and spreading the good news of Jesus Christ.

TGC strengthens the church and advances the gospel message through a multitude of resources, courses, events, international outreach, and more. To access resources and find additional information about TGC, please visit their website.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

Founded by six pastors in the year 2000, the Association of Related Churches (ARC) provides guidance and support to church planters and church leaders to launch and grow churches.

ARC’s vision is to plant a life-giving church in every community in the world. With their global reach, they have planted over 600 churches and counting. For information on training, events, resources, and support, please visit their website.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

Classical Conversations teaches parents and homeschool students classical tools for learning with a Christ-centered worldview. Their four programs: Scribblers, Foundations, Essentials, and Challenge, are designed to fit various stages of learning and growth, starting at age three.

Each week, Classical Conversations communities gather in churches to learn together. As a gift to the churches hosting these communities, Classical Conversations is offering limited introductory ADF Church Alliance memberships. If Classical Conversations meets at your church, please click here to activate your membership today.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

With the mission of uniting the Hispanic pastors of Phoenix, Compañerismo Evangélico Pastoral has been serving the Valley of the Sun for 20 years. They offer training sessions and host events and to bring church leaders together.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

The mission of Network of Related Pastors (NRP) is to empower, encourage, and equip local churches to effectively reach their communities for Christ. As a group of pastors and leaders, NRP serves pastors and their families through training, relationship support, and more. They are also committed to providing financial support and guidance for church planters.

Members of NRP get a discount on ADF Church Alliance membership. Click here for additional information and become an ADF Church Alliance member today!

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

ADF Ministry Alliance and ADF Church Alliance share the same mission: to keep the legal doors open for the Gospel. As a sister program to ADF Church Alliance, ADF Ministry Alliance provides personalized and virtually all-encompassing religious freedom legal help, whenever ministries need it, for a flat annual rate. This program serves all types of nonprofit ministries including camps, counseling ministries, schools, marriage ministries, adoption centers, rescue missions, homeless shelters, prison ministries, clothing banks, and more.

Visit the ADF Ministry Alliance website for additional information.

With thousands of ministries served across all 50 states, we are committed to helping faith-based organizations maintain a safe environment so they can focus on fulfilling their mission. The partnership with ADF is a natural extension of our desire to see as many churches protected as possible.

- Josh Weis, EVP of Protect My Ministry

Iron sharpens iron,
   and one man sharpens another.
- Proverbs 27:17

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