RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND THE CHURCH 

The Pacific church of Christ invites you to hear 

Matt Vega
Associate Professor of Business Law & Ethics
Freed-Hardeman University

"What is Religious Liberty?"

This covers the History and Current State of the Law concerning the
First Amendment Religion Clause as well as how to use new
religious protection statues like RFRA, RLUIPA and FADA.

"Is it an Excuse for Discrimination?"

This explores current issues like same sex marriage laws as well as
sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) non-discrimination laws
and how they are impacting churches and ministry work.

"How Do We Protect It?"   Part 1

Walking through an exercise on how to draft a 
church facility use policy and application form.

"How Do We Protect It?"   Part 2

Explaining the three big reasons why every church should seriously consider incorporating.
We also discuss how to draft the charter in a way that respects the Biblical pattern
for the organization of the church and what should be included in the church's bylaws
to document its sincerely held religious beliefs before a lawsuit happens.