February Ministry Update

Over the last several weeks, many of you, our NCLL supporters and friends, have had your mailboxes, inboxes, and voicemail boxes bombarded with calls, flyers, and emails from the presidential candidates and their campaign staffers. While every presidential election brings with it sweeping change in Washington and around the country, this one in particular is occurring at a pivotal time in America’s history. The sanctity of life, national security, individual security, religious liberty, immigration, the economy . . . every one of these issues is of tremendous importance to the future of America, and every one of these issues is at stake in this election. The untimely death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reinforces the gravity of this election, given that the next president will likely nominate up to four new justices to the Supreme Court.

Unquestionably, we are living in an exciting, albeit perilous, time in America. None of us knows exactly what lies ahead, but at the National Center for Life and Liberty, we are taking an active part in seeking to prepare churches and other Bible-believing ministries for whatever arises. A big part of our mission is anticipating legal and cultural trends, researching issues, and then advising pastors and ministry leaders about how they can adapt to changes in the culture and protect their ministries while not compromising on issues of moral, cultural, and spiritual importance.

In keeping with the NCLL’s mission, we are excited to announce that the NCLL will be partnering with Word of Life in 2016 to host a number of legal seminars designed to protect and strengthen ministries. The goal of these seminars is to educate and inspire churches and ministries in their calling by providing them with practical, valuable, and timely legal advice specifically applicable to ministry operations.

Those who attend the NCLL & Word of Life Church Legal-Health Seminars will engage in lecture-style discussions with Attorney David Gibbs III and will receive a professionally developed seminar notebook with up-to-date legal information and sample forms addressing the following issues:

  • Biblical Marriage and Sexuality
  • Tax Exemption
  • Critical Ministry Documents
  • Child Safety and Protection
  • Emergency Response Preparedness
  • Copyright and Plagiarism in Ministry
  • Financial Integrity
  • Protecting Ministry Assets

Join us at one of the following locations for one of our upcoming seminars: 

  • April 18: Cuyahoga Valley Church, Broadview Ohio
  • April 19: Hanoverdale Church, Hummelstown, PA
  • April 21: Grove Avenue Baptist Church, Richmond, VA
  • April 22: Faith Bible Church, Vineland, NJ
  • April 25: Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, Ocean Grove, NJ
  • April 26: LifeSource Church, Cherry Valley, MA
  • April 28: Davis College-Chrisfield Campus, Johnson City, NY
  • April 29: First Bible Baptist Church, Hilton, NY

Check out our website, as the following seminar locations will be announced soon:

  • October 20: Tampa Bay, FL
  • October 21: Jacksonville, FL
  • October 24: Birmingham, AL
  • October 25: Atlanta, GA/Chattanooga, TN
  • October 26: Greenville/Spartanburg, SC

We look forward to meeting and getting to know you at one of these NCLL/Word of Life Church Legal-Health Seminars coming up soon (ncll.org/upcoming-seminars). Join us for a high-energy, practical, impactful day—you will not want to miss it!

Thank you for your support of the National Center for Life and Liberty. We could not do what we do without you.