Protect Your Church

Legal and Worldview Resources

Legal Rights: Churches and Pastors

Protecting Your Ministry from Sexual Orientation Gender Identity (SOGI) Lawsuits
Alliance Defending Freedom (English and Español)

Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention 
The Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention exists to help churches, Christian schools, and ministries know how to prevent abuse, as well as how to respond when allegations of abuse are made against their organizations. ECAP is a standards and accrediting organization, but also provide free resources on our website to help in creating a safe place for children and the vulnerable. Learn about abuse indicators and prevention:

Church Action and the IRS
John Stemberger

Guidelines for “Political Activities” for Churches and Pastors
Alliance Defending Freedom

5 Things to Know: A Legal Guide for Churches (2020 Election)
Alliance Defending Freedom

Political and Legislative Guidelines for Pastors and Churches
Liberty Counsel


How Your Church Can Get Involved in Activism

More Resources

Protect My Ministry (Video Lectures)
Florida Family Policy Council

How, Why and When Pastors Should Preach About Politics (Video Lectures)
Dr. Wayne Grudem

What You Need To Know About Religious Freedom
The Heritage Foundation

5 Things to Know: A Legal Guide for Churches (2020 Election)
Alliance Defending Freedom

Survey of Religious Hostility in America
Liberty Institute

Pulpit Freedom Sunday Resources
Watchmen on the Wall

ADF Church Alliance
Alliance Defending Freedom

Help for Pastors
Florida Family Policy Council
A special list of websites and organizations compiled by FFPC dedicated to supporting pastors. Resources include sermon research, ministry aids, office administration, struggling with sin, leading your family, and more.

The Truth Project
Focus on the Family’s The Truth Project is a ground-breaking small group curriculum on the Biblical worldview.

The Family Project
Focus on the Family’s The Family Project is a couples or small group study exploring the theological, philosophical, and cultural underpinnings of the traditional family, and combines that information with inspiring stories and practical tools to help 21st-century families thrive.

Cultural Indicators Report (2014)
Florida Family Policy Council
An in-depth record of important social statistics affecting the well-being of families in Florida by the Florida Family Policy Council.

Patriot’s Flyers
Hillsdale College
Six one-page documents examining how the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were an outgrowth of a Judeo-Christian worldview and how the Constitution was finished in prayer; foster an appreciation and excitement for our founding documents.

Sample Sermons & Resources

Marriage and Family

God’s Design for Marriage (Video lecture)
FFPC President John Stemberger

God’s Design for Marriage and Family
Dr. John Guest

A Theology of Marriage from Genesis to Revelation
FFPC President John Stemberger


Abortion and the Campaign for Immorality
Dr. John MacArthur

Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader (Book)
Abby Johnson

Politics, Culture & Character

A Gospel Centered Theology of Christian Activism (Video lecture)
FFPC President John Stemberger

Standing Alone: On Character & Courage (Video lecture)
FFPC President John Stemberger

Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning (Book)
Dr. Wayne Grudem

The God Who Speaks (Video Documentary)
by American Family Studios (American Family Association)
(DVD & Digital Group Licenses for churches are available at

Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor: Being Friends in Grace & Truth (Book)
Glenn Stanton

Kingdom Citizen: Your Role in Rebuilding a Broken Nation (Book)
Tony Evans, Focus on the Family

Love Thy Body (Book)
Nancy Pearcey

Gods at War: Defeating the Idols That Battle for Your Heart (Book)
Kyle Idleman

We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage, and the Very Meaning of Right and Wrong (Book)
Dr. Albert Mohler, Jr.

(Not a Florida pastor? Your state’s family policy council (FPC) may have additional state-specific resources. See Focus on the Family’s list of state family policy councils to find a FPC near you.)

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