Resources on Legislation And Policy

On Thursday, Texas Congressman Randy Weber introduced important federal legislation designed to help clarify state authority in crafting state marriage policy. This comes in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning section three of the Defense of Marriage Act... Continue...

Today’s question: How should a pastor direct his church to interact with legislation on the life issue? Well, you know it’s kind of like parenting and child-rearing issues. If someone were to say to me, “How should I raise my... Continue...

What if every member of your church tithed? How much more ministry could your church accomplish? For most churches, the circumstance of universal tithing is a pastor’s dream, but it is beyond the power of a pastor to accomplish it... Continue...

The second session of the 113th Congress is likely going to be a very difficult period legislatively. Between election year jockeying and the ongoing political rancor it will be hard to find a path forward for many of the bills... Continue...

Today, we released our legislative agenda for 2014. The agenda is organized principally along three major topics—Sanctity of Human Life, Religious Freedom and Marriage and Family. The most important legislative issues we need to engage this year are related to these... Continue...

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and GuideStone Financial Resources stand together in opposition to a ruling issued by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb of the Western District of Wisconsin, who ruled unconstitutional a provision in US tax code that... Continue...

Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, expressed disappointment with those who passed the healthcare legislation, despite the opposition of the majority of American people. Continue...

Dr. Richard Land, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, reiterated his resolute opposition to House passage of the current health care bill in remarks today. Continue...