House passes church funding bill

BJC says FEMA grants would harm religious liberty By Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press, with BJC Staff Reports The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Feb. 13 to allow houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy to receive disaster aid from...

Reclaiming religious liberty for my family

By Dr. Mitch Randall, BJC Board Chair Growing up as a Native American in the Muscogee (Creek) Tribe of Eastern Oklahoma offers an interesting perspective on issues regarding religious liberty. While raised in the middle-class suburbs of Tulsa, the heritage and culture...

More state legislatures considering religion

By BJC Blogger Don Byrd So many religion-themed bills are being proposed and advanced in state legislatures these days, it’s hard to keep up. In Texas, a resolution was introduced Feb. 25 that says the legislature “support(s) prayers, including the use of the word...