Exercising Our Christian Beliefs Through Policies and Practices: Can We Still Do That? (TL)

Thursday @ 3:30pm

This session presents recent legal developments related to the religious employment and operational policies of missions organizations, with a particular focus on the impact of sexual liberty rights. The session also discusses the differing cultural and legal perspectives on these rights, and potential future developments. Finally, the session identifies steps missions organizations should take so they are best positioned to claim religious liberty protections, if necessary.
Following this session, participants will:

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[CPE 100 MIN - Business Law]

John Van Drunen

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

John has a bachelor of arts in accounting, magna cum laude, from Anderson University and a juris doctor from Regent University School of Law. His responsibilities at ECFA primarily relate to managing the compliance program and writing and speaking on technical nonprofit issues.

Stuart J. Lark, Esq.

Sherman & Howard LLC

Stu concentrates on corporate, tax, constitutional, and transactional matters for nonprofit organizations. He regularly advises clients on tax exemptions, commercial activities, unrelated trade or business tax issues, intellectual property, employment practices, corporate governance and structure, financing, and international activities. Stu works with a wide range of nonprofits, including religious organizations, health care providers, social service organizations, educational institutions, and private foundations.