The Johnson Amendment - Studio ASC podcast segment
With the release of the GOP Budget Bill the Johnson Amendment is back in the news. For those who need a quick refresher, the Johnson Amendment (named for Lyndon Johnson back when he was a Senator) prohibits all 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations (including churches) from endorsing, opposing or fundraising for political candidates. It is what the IRS accused All Saints of violating back in 2005 and it is [a] what we successfully argued we had not violated and [b] we still support. So we're...
Studio ASC, Episode 2
This month we feature: Susan Russell, Juliana Serrano and Mike Kinman on the Johnson amendment and the relationship between politics and religious organizations. Najeeba Syeed on "Being an Ally." An interview with James Walker. Youth Ministers Jeremy Langill & Isaac Ruelas on the Bible and LGBTQ issues.
Studio ASC, Episode 1, May 2017
Mike Kinman, rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena, on activism. Edina Lekovic and Abraham's Daughters at the Women's March in Los Angeles. ASC Youth Ministers Jeremy Langill and Isaac Ruelas with "Shit My Youth Minister Says." Amy Hunter, Director of Racial Justice for the YWCA, St. Louis, Missouri.