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by Jac La Tour

The federal government has spelled out its argument against a recent court ruling that declared a provision of the clergy housing allowance to be unconstitutional. A brief filed in the Seventh Circuit Court presents the government’s case.  [read more]

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by Jac La Tour

If you’ve signed up for the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) National Conference in Dallas April 14–16, you’re already gearing up for educational overdrive. The speakers and sessions promise to deliver on the Kingdom Outcomes theme by equipping attendees for greater kingdom impact.  [read more]

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by Jac La Tour

The intersection of faith and planning can be a mysterious crossroads, where the signs aren’t always clear. Consider the experience of Boca Raton Community Church in Florida. [read more]

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by Jac La Tour


When you say that ECCU is actually an alliance of people and organizations committed to fueling Christ-centered ministry worldwide—people sometimes wonder what that looks like. A new video shows them. [read more]

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by Jac La Tour

Late last year I blogged about a federal court ruling that declared a portion of the clergy housing exclusion to be unconstitutional. On January 24, 2014, a challenge to that ruling was filed by what some might consider an unexpected source—the Justice Department.

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) reports that the appeal means the ruling “will have no immediate impact on clergy who receive a housing allowance.” For more details, read the ECFA news release.

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