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In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today issued an important decision representing a tremendous victory for religious freedom. The high court concluded that courts should not intervene in the workings of churches. The Justices determined that the First Amendment […]

It has taken a decade, but there’s finally an agreement in place to permit the reconstruction of a landmark church at Ground Zero in New York City. St. Nicholas Church, founded by Greek immigrants in 1916, was destroyed in the […]

There’s a case now before the U.S. Supreme Court that goes to the heart of the constitutional protections afforded to churches and ministries. The case is called Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (No. […]

It is not unusual for our organization to receive a call or email from a church or ministry requesting our assistance. Often these cases are resolved out of court – without a lawsuit being filed.  That’s exactly what happened with […]

It’s not uncommon.  A small church continues to grow and requires more space for worship services.  Often, leasing another building solves the problem.  But what happens when the church runs into a roadblock in its desire to expand? That’s what […]

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