Resources on Legislation And Policy

NOTE: Jennifer Marshall will be one of the speakers at the ERLC National Conference: “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” The conference is designed to equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their... Continue...

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...

In the year 1945 AD, law was dead. It was dead in the same sense that God was dead: It had never existed. It had all been an illusion. Only gullible people and religious zealots believed in legal obligation, duties,... Continue...

Immigration reform is one of the most incendiary topics in U.S. politics right now and, like many debates on the American stage, the argument is being waged largely as a battle between political conservatism and liberalism. Regretfully, for some conservative... Continue...

According to the defenders of the Obama Administration’s contraceptive coverage mandate, employers and health insurance plans are simply required to cover basic preventive health services for women. The mandate, however, represents so much more. In the mandate, the Administration legislated... 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...

In its recent Town of Greece v. Galloway decision the United States Supreme Court ruled that local governments do not violate the First Amendment when they open their meetings with prayer, even if those who lead the prayer do so... Continue...

A new twist in the battle by same-sex marriage advocates occurred in North Carolina this week. The United Church of Christ, three ministers in the United Church of Christ, a Lutheran pastor, two Universalist Unitarian ministers, and the openly lesbian... 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...