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By now, you have heard the Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision that imposed a 50-state same-sex marriage mandate. Pastors and churches have exhibited a great degree of uncertainty preceding this moment, wondering what the effect will be on their ministry. Now that the decision has been released, though, we can respond with greater clarity.
What Should Your Church Do?
Here are the immediate things you need to know.
» PROTECT YOUR MINISTRY FROM SEXUAL-ORIENTATION LAWSUITS
Now is the time for churches to maintain a clear witness to biblical truth about marriage, human sexuality, and gender. Churches should update their statement of faith to include the congregation's belief on these issues. Alliance Defending Freedom has sample language in our Protecting Your Ministry manual that provides a starting point.
If your church has not done so already, now is the time.
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» SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Q&A VIDEOS
We are for marriage. We are not "against" anyone.
The defense of marriage isn't a "judgment" on anyone.
Frequently Asked Questions and Reasonable Answers.
By The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Here are some resources that will help you understand the serious ramifications of same-sex "marriage" on society.
The Truth About Same-Sex Marriage (brochure insert)
Frequently Asked Questions and Reasonable Answers on:
- Marriage and Civil Unions
- Privacy and Rights
Contrary to popular opinion, the term "separation of church and state" is found nowhere in the U.S. Constitution. Radical anti-Christian groups and its allies are on a mission to eliminate religious liberty by using fear, intimidation, and disinformation to threaten Christians into silence.
The Truth About Separation of Church and State (brochure insert)
- While the First Amendment clearly forbids the creation of a national denomination, it says nothing about the so-called "separation of church and state."
Students and teachers at public schools throughout America are finding it increasingly difficult to exercise their religious beliefs without facing hostility and censorship. These resources will help you understand your constitutionally protected rights - such as free speech, equal access, and freedom of religious expression - which cannot be denied on school campuses.
Despite misconceptions, Americans have a constitutionally protected right to celebrate Christmas in public places such as schools, parks, libraries, and government offices. Download these resources to learn more about your right to seasonal religious expression.
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