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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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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. …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More