Tonya Shellnutt serves as church alliance regional director at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the largest religious liberty advocacy organization in the world. ADF exists to keep the legal doors open for the Gospel. Since joining ADF in 2017, Tonya has been working to engage, empower, and protect churches across the country through Church Alliance membership. She is committed to safeguarding local churches’ religious liberty legal protections. Prior to joining ADF, she was a business owner for 15 years and served as state director for Concerned Women for America in both Montana, and now in South Carolina. Tonya and her husband have five children, and serve in the married adults ministry at their local church.
Protecting Your Ministry Briefing
It is no longer a question of if churches will be threatened or sued for standing true to God’s Word. The question is solely when and where such cases will arise. Tonya and Christiana Holcomb, Alliance Defending Freedom legal counsel, will share some of the religious freedom challenges churches are facing, and what churches can do to prepare for the changing cultural climate.
Breakout Session #3, Saturday, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Room 110
Breakout Session #4, Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., Room 110