Commandments: Law and Religion Blog

Research and statistics show that using 15-passenger vans remains a risky option for organizations. This post discusses the risks and what can be done to keep people safer.

Terminating employees is sometimes part of the job. There is a right way to do this and a way that opens your ministry or church up to legal risk. This post discusses how employers can terminate employees while protecting their ministry or church.

Since using marijuana is legal in Colorado, can your employees use it? Can you stop them? What should your policies include? This post discusses the legal issues involved.

In September of 2018, the Virginia Supreme Court held that the lower court had authority to rule on a merger agreement and contract between two churches, and that did not overstep church authority.

When are the courts allowed to review a church’s internal sexual harassment investigation? A court in Illinois addresses this question by applying the ecclesiastical abstention doctrine.

Religious freedom in business: last month, the United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Christian-owned bakery that declined to bake a cake promoting same-sex marriage. 

Are you a church leader looking for tools and training that will help your church thrive? The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has developed free tools to help you achieve these goals.

 

Here, we answer some common questions about the reach and impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop going forward, and how it applies to individuals and ministries.

In this guest article by Dusty Rhodes, he examines projections about future support for nonprofits in 2018 and beyond. Most experts are predicting less giving overall—the debate is primarily “how much less.”

Dr. John Mrazek continues his guest series by talking about the ministry of maximization that an executive pastor can fulfill.