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Riverside Church Legal Battle

February 13, 2018
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Riverside Church in Big Lake, Minnesota outside of Minneapolis is one of the most vibrant, compassionate and community-friendly churches I have worked with, yet they found themselves being flagrantly discriminated against by the local city government in their pursuit of purchasing a local theater for a multisite campus.

Reluctantly, Riverside entered into a legal battle to protect the constitutional right of every local church to secure facilities for local worship and community service.

Riverside paid a huge financial and emotional price, but won a legal case that has far reaching implications for churches nationwide.

Here’s their story that had an amazing outcome. . .

 

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