Resources

82nd Legislative Session

84th Legislative Session Public Policy Priorities
83rd Legislative Session Wrap Up

Children & Family

CHILD Brochure (Foster Care)
Child Protective Services: Working with Churches (ppt)
TIFA: Storybook Project (Children of the Incarcerated)

Christian Citizenship

The Christian Life Commission: Speaking to and with Texas Baptists (ppt)
Faith and Politics
IRS Regulations for Churches
IRS Guidelines for Churches with Examples

Criminal Justice

Christians and Capital Punishment
Criminal Justice: Innocence, Guilt, Re-Entry and Accuracy of Evidence

Education

Making the Grade: Teaching the Bible in Public Schools
Bible Elective Legislation from the 80th Session
Religion in the Public Schools: Can Do Cards

Gambling

Gambling Expansion: A Bad Bet for Texas
2006: Questions in the Expansion of Gambling Debate (ppt)
CLC: Eight-liners Response
Lottery and Racinos vs. VLT Sales (ppt)
Main Reasons to Oppose VLTs and Casino-style Gambling
Per capita Lottery Sales by Legislative District
TDCAA: Gaming, Gambling and Eight-liners: Separating Fact from Fiction
Top 5 Lottery Sales by Legislative District (ppt)
U.S. Tribal Gaming Problems (chart)
Harms of Legalized Gambling Therefore
BGCT – Anti-Gambling Newsletter
Texas Lottery Study 2014

Health and Long-Term Care

DADS & Office of Aging Resource Services: Aging Resources Group (ppt)

Immigration

Understanding Immigration in the United States: A Responsible Dialogue (English)
Understanding Immigration in the United States: A Responsible Dialogue (EspaƱol)

Payday Lending

Thrift or Debt

Poverty & Human Services

CPPP: Texas Poverty 101

Religious Liberty

Making the Grade: Teaching the Bible in Public Schools
Bible Elective Legislation from the 80th Session
Religion in Public Schools: Can-Do Cards

Terrorism

Faith Anchors: Reflections on Terrorism and the Ways of God