Dear Friends, Yesterday in the quiet of our home, Jim and I opened a letter from the California Supreme Court which, to my surprise, heralded the news: Simpson's petition for review was denied. The CA Supreme Court said "no" to Simpson's attempt to evade accountability by using Religious Defenses to hide the blatant breaches of … Continue reading Petition Denied: CA Supreme Court Says “No”
Dear Friends, I just read the Christianity Today article about the G2 Summit of Friday December 13, 2018 hosted by the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College (my alma mater) on the timely topic: Responding to Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Violence. It was the first interdenominational gathering to address the problem of abusive power figures … Continue reading The G2 Summit Helped Me Say #MeToo
Dear Friends, The plot is thickening. Before I explain, I want to reiterate that my intention here is to share my Simpson story in an interesting, educational, motivating way that drives people to pray for revival. Right now, in my assessment, the underlying root of Simpson's legal argument inadvertently suggests that the First Amendment of … Continue reading Simpson Took the Initiative to Appeal to the California Supreme Court
Friends, This is God's timing. Just this morning, a podcast telling my story was released. After you hear Lina Abujamra's Hope Podcast Episode 5, you may wonder where things in the Simpson saga stand right now, today. So let me try to explain. Soon after I filed a lawsuit against Simpson University in October 2012, … Continue reading What Happened To Me At Simpson: Listen to Hope Podcast #5
Dear Friends, In this post-Christian, post- Hosanna-Tabor society a very important question emerges: Where does religious freedom begin and end for religious organizations and their employees? Do employees who work for ministries have any civil rights? Do their employment contracts count? Can they blatantly be lied about on corporate microphones? Can employees be discriminated against … Continue reading Third District Court in California Holds Religious Organizations Accountable For Employment Contracts, But Not …
Not all lawsuits are the same. Some are potshot attacks hurled by activists who plot against practicing Christians such as Jack Phillips who was minding his own business as a baker but found himself being targeted by the Colorado government on account of his belief in traditional marriage. By contrast, other lawsuits, are cries for … Continue reading How Could Anybody Sue A Christian School?
What do you think? Should employment contracts count as legally viable contracts in Christian organizations? Would you want to sign a contract to work at a Christian ministry and then later be told, "Oh, this contract only serves to say that you, as an employee, have to abide by its terms. It doesn't obligate the organization at … Continue reading Are Employment Contracts Real Contracts in Christian Organizations?