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How Healthy Is Your Leadership?

How Healthy Is Your Leadership?

Reviewing eight factors in your ministry and how they contribute to a healthy church.

When Carpeting Is Risky

Managing Your Church

When Carpeting Is Risky

Churches can be legally responsible for injuries suffered from falls due to carpeting, throw rugs, and runners.

Is Our Church Secure from Crime and Violence?

Is Our Church Secure from Crime and Violence?

Assessment: Take this quiz to see if your church is protecting your congregation and your property from intruders.

July/August 2015


Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations

Church Law & Tax Report

Feature Article

Liability for Ignoring Donors' Designations Subscriber access only

Churches must honor designated contributions—or else risk refunding them.
One Minute Summary, July/August 2015

Church Finance Today

Feature Article

Financial Integrity Starts with the Right Team Subscriber access only

Reduce the risk of fraud by creating a team that incorporates solid internal control.

Who We Are

Richard R. Hammar

Richard R. Hammar

Richard R. Hammar is an attorney, CPA and author specializing in legal and tax issues for churches and clergy.

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Protecting Electronic Data

Protecting Electronic Data

Protect your data from hackers, malicious software, and possible liabilities.
Disciplining Kids at Church

Disciplining Kids at Church

Learn how to lovingly and effectively discipline children of all ages.