Archive for the Church Law Category


Pastors Who Put Churches at Risk: Jack Schaap and The First Baptist Church

Recently, in Lake County, Indiana, we have witnessed the firing and disgrace of the pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana. Jack Schaap, the son-in-law of the previous pastor, Jack Hyles, who took over the reins of the church in 2001. It is a large church with thousands of members. Virtually all of them […]

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Church Law is Changing

The laws governing churches is, like every other body of law, changing over time. Different situations and different venues, different judges, and changing values do affect the law. For example, churches are seeing more scrutiny from the courts than they ever had in the past. Church law is evolving, like it or not.

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