Resources in Religious Liberty

What just happened? In the first law of the new year in Tennessee, Gov. Bill Lee is expected to sign legislation that protects the religious freedom of private, faith-based adoption agencies. What does the Tennessee law do? The legislation will... Continue...

On Dec. 30, 2019, The Guardian reported that Wang Yi, leader of Early Rain Covenant in China, was sentenced to prison for nine years for inciting subversion through his unsanctioned church. The New York Times reported on Yi’s imprisonment, “As... Continue...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic nominee for president of the United States, has an impressive resume. He’s a polyglot, military veteran, ex-corporate consultant, Harvard graduate, and the mayor of a recognized city at a very young age. More than that,... Continue...

On Thursday, the White House announced new executive actions and agency regulations to ensure federal policy upholds religious freedom and the foundational right for the free exercise of religion. The actions across the Administration involved nine federal agencies proposing rules... Continue...

Since the first mission movements of the Early Church, Assyrian (Syriac) churches have never failed to maintain a confessional Christian presence in or near their original lands. If the current crisis facing northeastern Syria worsens, ancient Christian communities dating back... Continue...

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) affirms the full dignity of every human being. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Messengers passed a resolution to “reaffirm the sacredness and full dignity and worthiness of... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 21, 2019—Lawmakers in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed and President Trump signed an appropriations package that included a repeal of the troubling tax on all nonprofits, including churches. Russell Moore, president of... Continue...

What just happened? This week, both the House and Senate passed an appropriations bill, which President Trump is expected to sign, that includes a repeal of the troubling tax on all nonprofits, including churches, found in Section 512(a)(7) of the... Continue...

What just happened? China claims Uighurs, Kazakhs, and other Muslim minorities in internment camps are there because they had been “infected” by the “virus” of Islamic radicalism and must be quarantined and cured. That’s one of the findings in a... Continue...

Around the world, Christians increasingly face harassment, arbitrary imprisonment, and even death because of their faith. An independent review in the U.K. found this summer that Christians were on the receiving end of 80% of religiously motivated discrimination around the... Continue...