Articles on Religious Freedom

Today the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in the most important religious freedom case of the year. Here is what you should know about the case and the Court’s decision: What just happened? The Court ruled in a 7-2 decision... Continue...

Next Monday marks the 264nd birthday of John Leland, the most influential Baptist preacher of America’s Founding era. Here are five facts you should know about this champion of religious liberty. 1. Leland was an active and productive pastor. From the... Continue...

“Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and the Gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this... Continue...

On Tuesday President Trump issued a proclamation for Religious Freedom Day, an annual national observance that recognizes the importance of protecting the religious freedom of all Americans. In honor of the commemoration, here are five facts about the Religious Freedom... Continue...

Refined by the fire. This has been the history of the church in China. Since the rise of the atheist Communist Party, Chinese Christians have faced incredible persecution at the hands of their government. Yet, the church has persisted and... Continue...

For the second time in four years, a federal judge has ruled that an Internal Revenue Service exemption that gives clergy tax-free housing allowances is unconstitutional. In her latest ruling U.S. District Court Judge Crabb claims the ministerial housing allowance... Continue...

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, June 26. The leaders represent the world’s two largest democracies, totaling more than 1.59 billion people. The primary purpose of the meeting is for... Continue...

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled against a Christian florist who refused to serve a same-sex wedding because of "her relationship with Jesus Christ." In their unanimous decision the state court claims that, “discrimination based on same-sex marriage constitutes discrimination... Continue...

In a quiet House Chamber during a sleepy week on Capitol Hill, a very important piece of bipartisan legislation passed a final Congressional hurdle. The law now sits in queue for President Obama’s signature. The Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act... Continue...

While the so-called Islamic State has dominated the press with particularly gruesome and genocidal acts against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims, people of all faiths (and of no faith) are suffering somewhere, in some capacity, around the globe: Apostasy and... Continue...