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Public Interest/Law
Doing Justice with Compassion: Jesus Christ’s Good Samaritan parable serves as a practical guide for Advocates International (“AI”) and its global network committed to doing justice, loving mercy and walking humbly with God.
ADF was founded for a unique purpose: to aggressively defend religious liberty by empowering our allies, recognizing that together, we can accomplish far more than we can alone. We work tirelessly to assist them in their efforts through strategy, training, funding, and, where necessary, direct litigation through our own ADF legal team.
The American Arbitration Association® (AAA), with its long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, provides services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
The ACLJ and its globally affiliated organizations are committed to ensuring the ongoing viability of freedom and liberty in the United States and around the world.
Americans United for Life (AUL) defends human life through vigorous legislative, judicial, and educational efforts, state by state.
Protecting the free expression of all religious traditions.
Here you will find information and resources that will help you know and understand your rights as a Christian college student.
Through litigation, legislative advocacy, friend of the court briefs, and public education, Christian Legal Society's Center for Law and Religious Freedom works to protect the religious liberty of all Americans and the sanctity of human life.
Free legal counsel to churches and Christians facing legal difficulties for practicing the Biblical faith.
CLS' Legal Aid Program is a national public ministry providing advice and limited assistance for many of the legal and spiritual needs of the poor, in cooperation with Christian churches and faith-based social service providers.
The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America's colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity.
Religious liberty is often referred to as the "First Freedom" because the Framers placed it first in the Bill of Rights. Yet it is not merely first in order: it is a fundamental freedom on which so many of our other freedoms rest. The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice enforces a wide range of laws protecting religious liberty.
International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.
Jubilee Campaign is an effective human rights pressure group that tackles the cause of injustice and has been successful at bringing real and lasting change for Children at Risk and Persecuted Christian families worldwide.
Liberty Counsel is a nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and the traditional family
Liberty Legal Institute (LLI) is a 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in 1997 to protect religious freedoms and First Amendment rights for individuals, groups and churches.
The NLF is a Christian public interest law firm dedicated to the preservation of America's freedom and constitutional rights. Visitors to their website can read for themselves many of the briefs that NLF has filed in cases throughout the U.S.
Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom, parental rights, and other civil liberties. Pacific Justice Institute works diligently, without charge, to provide their clients with all the legal support they need.
The Institute’s mission is twofold: to provide legal services in the defense of religious and civil liberties and to educate the public on important issues affecting their constitutional freedoms.
Our purpose is to be the sword and shield for people of faith, providing legal representation without charge to defend and protect Christians and their religious beliefs in the public square. We achieve this goal principally through litigation, seeking out significant cases, consistent with our mission, where our expertise can be of service to others.

The Mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.
AALS Sections are interest groups composed of members of the faculty and professional staff of AALS member schools.
The Center for Public Justice is an independent, nonpartisan organization devoted to policy research and civic education. Working outside the familiar categories of right and left, conservative and liberal, we seek to help citizens and public officeholders respond to God's call to do justice.
The mission of the Claremont Institute is to restore the principles of the American Founding to their rightful, preeminent authority in our national life. To recover the founding principles in our political life means recovering a limited and accountable government that respects private property, promotes stable family life, and maintains a strong defense.
The Culture of Life Foundation is a social policy research institute that exists to reveal and present the truths about the human person at all stages of life and in all conditions. We aim to affect public policy by promoting and making available to the public scientific and other factual information relevant to debates about human life and dignity.
Founded in 1976, the Ethics and Public Policy Center is Washington, D.C.'s premier institute dedicated to applying the Judeo-Christian moral tradition to critical issues of public policy. EPPC and its scholars have consistently sought to defend the great Western ethical imperatives -- respect for the inherent dignity of the human person, individual freedom and responsibility, justice, the rule of law, and limited government.
Family Research Council (FRC) champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulates public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family.
Welcome to the website for Institute on Religion & Democracy. The IRD is an ecumenical alliance of U.S. Christians working to reform our churches' social witness, in accord with Biblical and historic teachings, thereby contributing to the renewal of democratic society at home and abroad.
First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.
Named for the American founder John Jay, the mission of the Institute is to prepare Christians like Jay for leadership in public life.
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to protect marriage and the faith communities that sustain it. NOM serves as a national resource for marriage-related initiatives at the state and local level.
Our mission is to articulate the Biblical call to social justice, inspiring hope and building a movement to transform individuals, communities, the church, and the world.
The Witherspoon Institute is an independent research center that works to enhance public understanding of the moral foundations of free and democratic societies. The Institute promotes the application of fundamental principles of republican government and ordered liberty to contemporary problems through a variety of centers, research programs, seminars, consultations, and publications.
Theos is a public theology think tank which exists to undertake research and provide commentary on social and political arrangements. (Based in the U.K.).
This Institute publishes books and tapes, and sponsors seminars which seek to integrate in depth the Christian faith with public policy issues.

The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service is the national source of information, resources and assistance to support, facilitate, and expand the delivery of pro bono legal assistance.
The Blackstone Legal Fellowship is a legal leadership development program and servant ministry of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF). Designed as a rigorous legal internship, the Fellowship seeks to inspire a distinctly Christian worldview in every area of life, particularly in the areas of law and public policy.
This intense distance-learning venture prepares Christians to live out their faith authentically and powerfully in the world and unites them in a continuing network as agents of transformation from the inside out.
Focus on the Family Action is a cultural action organization that provides a platform for informing, inspiring and rallying those who care deeply about the family to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our nation.
The mission of CWA is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens - first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society - thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation.
This is an extensive list Crisis Pregnancy Centers located throughout the United States. There are also several helpful links related to caring for women facing pregnancies during difficult times.
Our mission: to influence the paradigm and practice of local churches around the world. Our passion is to see engaged, credible, high-impact local churches affect real transformation in their communities and in sufficient mass to disciple their nations.
Justice Fellowship is the criminal justice reform arm of PFM. Justice Fellowship works with key state and federal policymakers to reform the criminal justice system according to the principles of restorative justice found in the Bible.
ADF's National Litigation Academy is a state-of-the-art lawyer training project designed to provide the specific training and experience necessary to handle a free-speech, religious liberty, or other matters involving constitutional law and other areas of concern to the Alliance.
Young adults serving those that our society often neglects and scorns: prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families. Visit to learn more.
This web site is designed to introduce you to Peacemaker Ministries and assist you in learning and applying the powerful conflict resolution principles God has given to us through Scripture.
Pinnacle Forum
Mission: inspiring America's leaders to magnify Christ within their sphere of influence. Vision: to see God restored to the center of our culture.
Education & Worldview
At an Alpha course people explore the Christian faith in a relaxed setting over ten thought-provoking weekly sessions, with a day or weekend away.
The Christian Union is a non-profit Christian ministry dedicated to bringing honor and praise to Jesus Christ at the eight Ivy League Universities.
The Christian Institute exists for "the furtherance and promotion of the Christian religion in the United Kingdom" and "the advancement of education."

To recover the traditional Judeo-Christian understanding that law is based on a moral order grounded in God's authority as Creator. The Center achieves this mission through educational initiatives designed to inspire students and concerned citizens to serve God faithfully in the fields of law, government, and politics.

The C.S. Lewis Institute was founded in 1976 to develop disciples who will articulate, defend, and live their faith in Christ in personal and public life.

This unique portal is the first of its kind – a place to reclaim Biblical truth and grow in faith. Use the library to conduct research, join their classes to experience soul-stretching education, and subscribe to the daily columns for inspiration and spiritual guidance.

This web site and the associated podcasts and training courses are produced and distributed by Focus as a Bible-based response to the challenges of contemporary culture.
Faith & Law is a volunteer, nonprofit organization that
helps congressional staff better understand the implications
of the Christian worldview for their calling to the public square.

Twelve Institutes around the world bring college students together for educational programs engaging them in a rigorous examination of economic concepts, political systems and moral philosophy.

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is a non-profit, non-partisan, tax-exempt educational organization whose purpose is to further in successive generations of college youth a better understanding of the values and institutions that sustain a free and humane society.

It exists to promote a renaissance of Christian culture in society by furthering awareness of the implications of the Christian faith for every sphere of life, including the church, family and State.
LICC exists to envision and equip Christians, and the leaders, churches and organisations that serve them, with the Biblical framework, practical resources and models to engage Biblically, relevantly and vigorously with the issues they face in today’s world. For a video introduction to LICC click here.

Probe's mission is to present the Gospel to communities, nationally and internationally, by providing life-long opportunities to integrate faith and learning through balanced, Biblically based scholarship, training people to love God by renewing their minds and equipping the Church to engage the world for Christ.
We highly recommend this website and their "Resources" section.  This is probably one of the most comprehensive and thorough collections of apologetics material available on the web, and its quality is highlighted by its accessibility.
Stand to Reason trains Christians to think more clearly about their faith and to make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity and classical Christian values in the public square.  Their links and resources sections are particularly useful.
Summit Ministries® is an educational Christian ministry whose ultimate goal supersedes simply training. As Christians are challenged to stand strong in their faith and defend truth, they will also be equipped to have a positive influence on the society in which they live. Another site with excellent worldview-related resources.
“Contributing to the transformation and renewal of society through the transformation and renewal of leaders."  The Trinity Forum is a leadership academy that works to cultivate networks of leaders whose integrity and vision will help renew culture and promote human freedom and flourishing.

This is an excellent resource for small groups to use as they investigate the truth-claims of Christ together.

Veritas Forums are university events that engage students and faculty in discussions about life's hardest questions and the relevance of Jesus Christ to all of life.

Each year, we encourage thousands of high school students attending our Leadership Camps and our Christianity and Culture Conferences, emphasizing servant leadership, worldview analysis, and apologetics/evangelism.

University Institutes & Centers
Baylor University
Our mission is to offer thoughtful reflection and reliable guidance to church members in engaging the ethical dimensions of today's world.
Baylor's Keston Center works with the Keston Institute in Oxford in carrying out its mission: to promote research and encourage the study of religion in Communist and post-Communist societies and the relationship between religion and Marxism.

Biola University
Link contains information about getting an M.A. from Biola as well as interesting apologetics-related events.

Calvin College
The Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship was founded in 1976 to be a place where committed Christian thinkers from across the academic disciplines could reflect and write about pressing issues of public concern.
The Institute continues Paul Henry's quest to promote serious reflection on the interplay between Christianity and public life, by becoming a national forum for research, dialogue, and information on their interaction.

University of Chicago
The Institute's programs aim to complement the secular education of faculty and students by fostering a rich Catholic culture and supporting Catholic intellectual dialogue at colleges and universities.

Emory University
The Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR) focuses its research and teaching on the fundamentals of faith, freedom, and the family—the three things for which people will die.

Fordham University
The Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham Law School is a public humanities program that invites the general public to satisfy its intellectual curiosity on matters of law, justice, and civil society in an engaging, respectful town hall setting.
At a time when the role of religion in professional life and in the public square is hotly debated, the Institute aims to promote an open, positive and constructive dialogue on issues relating to religion and law.
The mission of the Leitner Center is to contribute to the promotion of social justice around the world by encouraging knowledge of and respect for international law and international human rights standards in particular.
From its inception, the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics has endeavored to make ethics and public service integral to the study and practice of law.

Taylor University
Taylor University owns an extensive collection of first editions, manuscripts, and other materials from five notable Christian authors: C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charles Williams and Owen Barfield.

Union University
The purpose of the Center for Politics & Religion at Union University is to provide a dedicated place to consider the relationship between politics and religion.

University of Virginia
is a research community based in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Our goal is to understand the way theological commitments shape the social patterns and practices of everyday life.

Washburn University School of Law
This website contains links both to advocacy groups of various stripes and to academic study centers.

Wheaton College
The Marion E. Wade Center of Wheaton College, Illinois is a major research collection of materials by and about seven British authors: Owen Barfield, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams.

supports the mission of Wheaton College by promoting and encouraging the formation of moral character and the application of Biblical ethics to contemporary moral decisions.

Redeemer University College (Canada)
The Dooyeweerd Centre for Christian Philosophy is committed to making available in English the works of Dutch Christian philosopher, Herman Dooyeweerd (1894-1977), and through this to promote philosophical work shaped by Christian beliefs. (Note: this site was last updated in 2006).

Christian Study & Retreat Centers

Encouragement & Community
CLS membership is open to all Christian attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, retired legal professionals, paralegals, legal secretaries and anyone interested in joining and supporting CLS' mission and work.

Christian Legal Fellowship (CLF) is a national association of Christian legal professionals, law students and interested friends who recognize the responsibility of integrating Christian faith and law.

HCAW provides a WorkLife Discipleship Process to coach and support believers to reconnect with God in their WorkLife.  If you're feeling discouraged about your work, their resources may be a great encouragement to you.

Founded in 1852 as the Lawyers‘ Prayer Union, the subsequently renamed Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship has a long history of uniting and equipping Christian lawyers and witnessing to members of the legal profession.

The mission of the Redeemer Legal Fellowship is to equip, connect, and mobilize professionals in the legal profession towards gospel-centered transformation for the common good.

Our calling is to announce the good news and train disciples among the people who decide major world issues — professionals and academics working amidst the culture-shaping institutions of education, research, business, medicine, law, and government.

Our desire in Law School Ministry is to help law students and faculty, who will play a crucial role in shaping the institutions of our society, prepare spiritually and intellectually for the demands they will face in the legal profession.

Christian Relief Organizations
Food for the Hungry
Food for the Hungry works in more than 26 developing countries: "We provide disaster and emergency relief and implement sustainable development programs to transform communities physically and spiritually."
Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships is a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978.

Restore International
Their focus: "Restore International is pursuing audacious ways to restore justice to children and the poorest of the poor around the world."

Samaritan's Purse
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

World Vision
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian charity organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
International Opportunities
International Institute for Christian Studies (IICS)
The IICS vision is that someday every university student in the world will have at least one instructor who will articulate and demonstrate the love and lordship of Jesus Christ for them.

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