Copyright, Permissions, and Usage Policy
This copyright statement applies to all documents, articles, and electronic files distributed through websites owned and controlled by Fortify Your Faith Foundation, Inc. (hereinafter “Publisher”), including ChristianCourier.com and FortifyYourFaith.com (hereinafter "Websites").
The mission of the Publisher is a teaching ministry specifically aimed at helping every believer establish a strong legacy of faith in their family, to answer difficult Bible questions with confidence, refute religious error with grace and precision, and equip the body of Christ for seeking the lost. To this end, most of the content available through the Websites is free for that purpose. Some content is available for purchase. The following provisions of our copyright apply to all content, whether it is provided for free to the end user or purchased from the Publisher or any affiliate.
All documents, articles, images, PDFs, physical and digital books, and all other electronic files distributed through the Websites are copyrighted. All rights are reserved.
You do not have permission to take work product from this website and use it in any way that harms the teaching efforts (as defined by the Publisher), intentionally or unintentionally, or in any way that diminishes the Publisher’s ability to control the distribution, content, and presentation of its teaching efforts.
The Publisher reserves the right to revoke any permission previously granted for republication at any time and for any reason.
The Publisher is the only party that may grant permission to reproduce our content. Contributing authors may not grant republication rights for any content appearing on this website or published through any other media without the express written approval of the Publisher unless otherwise agreed to by the Publisher and the author of the content.
Individuals may be granted limited permission to print, copy, and distribute articles appearing on this website under the following guidelines:
Attribution is required.
You must credit the original author and include the original Uniform Resource Locator (URL – i.e., https://www.christiancourier.com/link-to-original-source) in the document. An active link to the original source MUST BE INCLUDED if permission is granted for online publication.
No commercial works or mass duplication.
You may not use content owned or controlled by the Publisher for ANY commercial purposes without advanced written permission from the Publisher.
Commercial purposes include the following:
- Reproduction for any commercial purpose
- Publication in any commercially produced form, whether or not the end product will be sold or given away. This includes printing in physical form or adding our content to a website or other internet-based content management system you control.
- Any means of production by which more than thirty copies of any single copyrighted work are produced to be distributed personally to individuals with whom you have a direct teaching/study relationship
- Any means of reproduction by which a collection of more than five individual copyrighted works in any quantity are produced
In other words, you can make up to thirty copies of a single article to hand out in a classroom situation or for friends, family, etc. Or you can copy and give a personal acquaintance a collection of articles not exceeding five.
Additionally, churches may reprint articles in church bulletins that are distributed to members as long as attribution requirements are met, and no edits or alterations are made.
You MAY NOT post our content on a website or online content management system that you own or control. Online republication is prima facie mass duplication and may negatively impact this website’s teaching mission in several ways, including but not limited to search engine duplication penalties.
To obtain permission for reproduction exceeding these limits, please send an official request to our business office at least 45 days before the proposed publication.
Fortify Your Faith Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 11746
Jackson, TN 38308
No alteration allowed.
You may not alter, transform, or otherwise edit the content published on this website. A reprinted article may be split into successive publications if such is required due to space limitations. However, such should be clearly indicated within the publication.
No Derivative Works are allowed.
You may not alter, transform, or build upon the content on this website to produce new content.
Examples of derivative works include anthologies, collections of essays, copying content without citation, and republication of articles on other websites not owned and controlled by the Publisher.
In other words, you can quote and reference this website’s content in your original publications as a supporting source or in a critical review. All such use should follow ethical standards of citation.
But please do not take an article, rearrange the paragraphs, or put together collections of articles incorporating our content into your creation without permission.
Translations are allowed.
You may translate content from this website into languages other than English if all other terms and conditions are observed.
If the content being translated will be republished in any commercially reproduced form ... whether or not the end product will be sold or given away (including but not limited to not-for-profit websites or other electronic media), you must obtain prior written permission before publication by submitting an official request in writing to our physical address noted above at least 45 days before proposed publication. Do not submit permission requests by email, Facebook message, voice transmission, or any other form.
Any of these conditions may be waived by written consent from the Publisher.
None of these terms or conditions in any way affect your fair-use rights under U.S. copyright law.
This page was last updated: July 15, 2023