ECCU Blog

by Jac La Tour

Have you ever had a craving for a chicken sandwich after a Sunday service, only to discover that your favorite chicken establishment observes the Sabbath and is closed for the day?

As a ministry leader, odds are good that you support this business decision, in spite of your waylaid plans. Just like it may bring a smile to your face to spot a Bible verse printed on the paper goods at a take-out joint. But what about the rest of America? Is the average consumer just as supportive of overtly Christian business? [read more]

by Jac La Tour

I owe you an explanation.

Remember the recent court case where three former World Vision employees sued the organization for discrimination based on their religious preferences? The case caught the attention of ministries everywhere, and for good reason. The implications are significant. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Much is being written about how pastors lead and why many need to lead differently. The bold title of a recent blog by Ed Stetzer underscores the seriousness of this issue: “How Christian Consumers Ruin Pastors and Cheat the Mission of God. [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Recently, we wrote about a World Vision case that would have wide ministry implications. By now, you may be asking, “What are the implications?” and “How do they affect my ministry?” [read more]

by Jac La Tour

Have you heard about the legal decision that was recently handed down in a case involving World Vision? Three former employees who identified themselves as Christians when hired were dismissed from their jobs after professing atheism. They sued World Vision claiming discrimination based on religious preference. [read more]