Resources on Religious Liberty

A series of rapid-fire, hypothetical questions from across the U.S. Supreme Court’s philosophical divide has provided encouragement to advocates of increased freedom for churches to participate in government programs that have a secular purpose. During oral arguments Wednesday (April 19),... Continue...

To watch a short video explaining what this case is all about, click here.  Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the remaining religious freedom case to be heard this term—and one of the most significant religious liberty cases to be decided in years.... Continue...

A state’s refusal to include a daycare center in a playground resurfacing program simply because it is operated by a church constitutes religious discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court was told today (April 19). Justices on both sides of the court’s... Continue...

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Religious Liberty Leader Kit includes a Bible Study Book and a DVD with a promotional video and six 15 to 20 minute teaching sessions. What if the freedom to practice our faith were taken away? What if we had to decide whether to follow either... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 7, 2017—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention and LifeWay Christian Resources have announced the release of a new six-week small group study on religious liberty, entitled, Religious Liberty: How the Gospel Shapes... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 16, 2017—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, criticized a ruling today from the Washington state Supreme Court finding that florist, Barronelle Stutzman, violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by... Continue...

The ERLC has submitted an amicus brief in an important case affecting the future of student privacy, religious liberty, and parental rights in local schools that is set to be argued at the Supreme Court this Spring. In Gloucester County School... Continue...

When it comes to religious liberty, America is in need of a “Fixer Upper.” The erupting controversy over Chip and Joanna Gaines reveals that religious freedom is as polarizing as ever. Earlier this week, both Buzzfeed and Cosmopolitan published articles... Continue...

As the chaos of the 2016 election cycle rages at full force, a federal judge has delivered a major victory for religious liberty. On October 14, U.S. District Judge Stephanie M. Rose “held that churches are not public accommodations subject... Continue...

There are different ways to think about religious liberty: From outside the Christian tradition and within it. In a recent article titled "The three A’s of religious liberty," I attempted to explain how ideas that undergird religious liberty are ideas... Continue...