Defending Christians in Russia Fulfilling the Great Commission | American Center for Law and Justice
  Search  |  Login  |  Register

ACLJ Profile Completion

Verified

Defending Christians in Russia

By ACLJ.org1470152245944

A recently enacted law in Russia restricts Christians’ ability to evangelize.

Our affiliated office in Russia, the Slavic Centre for Law and Justice (SCLJ), is working on the ground to ensure that Christians are protected and are still able to fulfill the Great Commission.

Tomorrow they are producing a webinar (in English) for all Christians, missionaries, and others who care about Christians in Russia in an effort to legally educate and protect Christians.

As the Slavic Centre for Law and Justice explains in their press release:

On July 20, 2016 changes to Russian federal law “on the freedom of conscience and religious institutions” were put into effect, as well as other legislation which established a new manner of carrying out missionary work in the Russian Federation. A number of restrictions on missionary work were introduced and legal liability was put in place for the violation of these new laws.

At the request of Russian religious associations, on July 18 we held an open webinar in our center concerning questions on the practical application of the new conditions for the carrying out of missionary work. More than 3,500 participated in the webinar.

Taking into account that the changes to the law that were introduced established a special procedure for foreign missionaries, which law applies to those living in Russia and those who come into the country temporarily, as well as in answer to the many requests directed at our firm, on August 3, 2016 at 18:00 Moscow time (11:00 Eastern) in the Slavic Center for Law and Justice an open webinar with live English translation will be held for foreign religious organizations and foreign citizens who are living or coming to Russia.

“The new order for the carrying out of missionary work by foreign citizens on the territory of the Russian Federation.”

The webinar will include:

  • A review of the changes in Russian legislation concerning the freedom of conscience and the activities of religious institutions.
  • How the new law defines “missionary activities.”
  • The new criteria that foreign citizens must abide by in order to carry out missionary activities in the Russian Federation.
  • The rights and duties of foreign citizens in the implementation of missionary activities in the Russian Federation.
  • The liability that foreign citizens have for violating the law concerning missionary activities.
  • How to correctly carry out missionary work in Russia without breaking the law and at the same time fulfilling the most important Gospel commandment, which is to “go forth and teach.”

Watch the FREE webinar here (Live English translation will be provided).

Please pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ in Russia and pass along the information about this webinar to your pastor and any others who may know about missionaries in Russia who could find it useful.

We will continue defending Christians around the globe to ensure their rights to share their faith are protected.

Defend Persecuted Christians Worldwide

Persecuted Church  Signatures

LOGIN

Receive the latest news, updates, and contribution opportunities from ACLJ.

$20
$40
$60
$120
$240
Make this a monthly tax-deductible gift.

We’re mobilizing our offices worldwide and working in Congress to defend Christians. Support our work for the persecuted Church today. Have your gift doubled through our Matching Challenge.

Email Address is required.
First Name is required.
Last Name is required.
Credit Card Number is required.
Verification Code is required.
Expiration Month is required.
Expiration Year is required.
Receive the latest news, updates, and contribution opportunities from ACLJ.
Encourage your friends to sign and donate by sharing this petition.
Latest in
ACLJ

JSL: Detailed Analysis of the Unredacted Transcript

By Jay Sekulow1569438600000

The big news today is the release of the transcript of the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live, we went through the just released transcript line by line to really understand what actually occurred – and it wasn’t what the media...

read more

Radio Recap: A Nation Mourns

By Jordan Sekulow1565037168756

Our nation mourns as more than 30 lives are lost in two mass shootings in one weekend. It is a time to mourn. But it’s also a time to think. And ultimately, it’s a time for action. Today on our broadcast, we discussed the horrific shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH in less than 24 hours this...

read more

JSL: President Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign

By Jay Sekulow1560975326487

Keep America Great. That’s the slogan President Trump unveiled last night before a packed Orlando arena where he delivered a message to Democrats: “We’re not going back.” Today on the show, we discussed the President officially announcing his campaign for reelection in 2020. The President’s speech...

read more

JSL: Democrats Turn Against Front Runner Biden

By Jordan Sekulow1559762563472

The Democrats are throwing punches at their own. Since announcing his candidacy, former Vice President Joe Biden has been the frontrunner for the Democrat’s Presidential bid, but now he’s coming under attack from his own party. Today on the show, we discussed how Joe Biden’s lead in the campaign is...

read more