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    Church Launch Draws 1,000 - How Uptown Church is Effectively Engaging Its Community

    Written by Terry S. Lu - The event was simple and joyful. During the festival, a longtime resident told us that he had been to many events in Uptown, but our Fall Festival was easily one of the most diverse, joyous, and peaceful gatherings the neighborhood had ever seen. Through engaging the community, churches become part of the community.  Read More...

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    Why Jesus Wants Us to Vote

     Written by John W. Mauck, J.D. - Christians voting and participating in government are critical to the enactment—and merciful enforcement—of righteous laws so that people have the opportunity to see their need when they fall short.  Read More...

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    Mauck & Baker to Participate in ADF Church Alliance

    How many pastors expect to be involved in a lawsuit or legal battle when they plant a church or simply go about their ministry?Unfortunately, there have been increasingly numerous cases of churches’ religious liberties being restricted, threatened, and even targeted by municipalities, local governments, and individuals. This has created a strong need for Christian legal counsel to band together in defense of faith communities and their religious rights.  Read More...

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    Mauck & Baker Welcomes New Associate

    Mauck & Baker is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate attorney to our firm: Terry Lu.Terry was born in Chicago and received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006. What drew him to Mauck & Baker is the firm’s dedication to serving the Lord. Terry is especially interested in openly combining his faith with professional work.  Read More...

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    When Religious Freedom is Under Attack

    Written by Sorin A. Leahu - Many by now have heard of the account of Pastor Andrew Brunson. For those unfamiliar, a brief summary, as detailed by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, serves as a useful background:“Andrew Brunson, 50, is an American citizen who has lived in Turkey for 23 years.   Read More...

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    Jerusalem 2018 and the Age Old Question: What's in Your Hand?

    Written by Richard C. Baker - Last June, I had the privilege of joining nearly 2000 Anglicans from around the world in Jerusalem for the third Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON). While you may not be an Anglican, GAFCON 2018 was a significant gathering and holds promise for all faithful followers of Jesus Christ, whether Anglican or not.   Read More...

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    The Church Restored After Communism

    Written by Gail Jernberg - Have you ever thought about how we take our faith for granted? Put yourself back in time about 40 years ago in Eastern Europe while under Communist rule. The government was there to take care of you, so why would you need God?   Read More...

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    An Unforgettable Experience - The Blackstone Fellowship

    The Blackstone Legal Fellowship is an immersive learning experience that starts with a two week program aimed at unifying law students behind a single goal: using our talents as legal professionals for the glory and honor of God. Through God’s beautiful sovereignty, I was able to attend the Blackstone program this year during a personal season of growth. I do not mean this as merely a season of professional growth, but a season where God was teaching me just how in control He really is, an...  Read More...

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    Overturning the Ban on Reparative Therapy - Your Support is Needed!

    Written by John W. Mauck - Last month the U.S. Supreme Court issued a very encouraging ruling in the NIFLA case (National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, dba NIFLA, et al.   Read More...

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    Mauck & Baker Alumni Involved in JANUS v. AFSCME Supreme Court Case

    For the past 41 years, public workers with no interest in joining their profession’s labor union had been required to pay union dues, despite their non-involvement.However, that precedent has been altered after the Supreme Court of the United States recently ruled that charging non-union members fees and union dues violates a person’s first amendment rights.This case, known as JANUS v. AFSCME, originated out of Springfield, IL after social worker Mark Janus declined to join the union...  Read More...

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