The whole “separation of church and state” concept and IRS rules for non-profit status have caused many ministers and churches to shy away from talking about political issues. But with a little understanding, pastors and churches can still get politically involved.

Church Political Activity Guidelines

Every Christian can be a viable and influential force in society. Churches and pastors can, as well, while still operating within the constraints of the U.S. tax code. Here’s a list of dos and don’ts for churches. Continue reading

Should Pastors Address Political Issues?

I suppose we all know the old saying that you don’t talk about religion and politics in polite company. Both religion and politics are about truth claims, and truth claims tend to be divisive. So, when we begin to talk about political things in the church, people can become very uncomfortable. Continue reading