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ERLC: The Importance of Bylaws Guide

The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) worked with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to create a guide for churches to update their bylaws in light of challenges related to sexual orientation and gender identity lawsuits. This short resource features the five areas where churches can provide clear frameworks outlining their faith and religious convictions to protect themselves so that they can continue in ministry that is faithful to God’s Word and brings about gospel transformation. You can read the entire piece here or download a shorter version of the guide by clicking the “Access Resource” button below.

It is the ERLC’s hope that at both the theological and practical level this resource will be helpful to you in your ministry. The guide may also be used digitally.

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