Articles Tagged Controversy - ULC Blog

The Supreme Court has recently taken a stand on employment laws and how they apply to religious schools. Its decision will better allow religious schools and similar organizations to pick and choose who they hire and who ...

Category: Politics Religion

A healthy church is like a big family. Members may disagree every once in a while, but overall, you should expect that others love and support you, and you should feel free to offer the same care in return. When church n ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Politics Religion

When you find the love of your life, you expect that the other people in your world who care about you will be happy for you. This is not always the case, though. What do you do when your parents disapprove of your relat ...

Category: ULC Topics Political and Religious Controversy

Volunteer efforts are a huge part of the operation of the church. Most faith organizations have key members of staff on payroll, but a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that helps keep them afloat is accomplished by peop ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

There are certain times when tensions that arise from differing opinions seem more prevalent. Even when it's not an election season or when the news is not full of chaos, though, you are likely to encounter people with w ...

Category: Health and Wellness

During the coronavirus pandemic, most churches have adjusted their service options to online meetings or adopted responsible social distancing guidelines. These safety procedures are especially important for choirs, as s ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

In many areas of the country, churches that shut down during the first wave of COVID-19 outbreaks have moved back to in-person services and now may be shutting down again. Some members are likely to be uncomfortable with ...

Category: Morality Religion Science

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

Category: Aid Freedom of Religion Human Rights

While it is inspiring to see how countless religious groups across faiths are rising to the challenge of adapting to the situation brought on by the novel coronavirus, groups that continue to gather can still be a cause ...

Category: Religion Science