The legal fight over holding worship services during the coronavirus pandemic intensified this week when Godspeak Calvary Chapel held indoor worship services Sunday.
We can engage collectively on political issues while steering our churches clear of partisan politics during election season. A good starting place is educating ourselves on the rules for 501(c)(3) groups and what the Tax Code, which includes the Johnson Amendment, allows.
BJC now has podcast discussion guides to go with each episode of our series on the dangers of Christian nationalism. Take some time to organize a group conversation about this important, timely topic.
By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has again declined to hear an emergency appeal challenging limits on worship service gatherings from a church in Nevada. The Nevada restrictions do seem to pose a tougher First Amendment argument than the California order.
In a letter to the U.S. Senate, religious organizations expressed opposition to using taxpayer money to fund private schools through the coronavirus relief bill currently being negotiated.