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Church Bulletin Basics

The legal and philosophical considerations behind your church’s weekly handout.

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Managing Your Church

What a Pastoral Coach Says Pastors Need for Spiritual Self-Care

Ways to create a healthy rhythm in ministry work.

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 July

Digital Giving Options

Given the choice, what electronic giving sources do churchgoers prefer?

Richard R. Hammar

This Week

FeaturedThe Pastor's Sabbatical and Tax Implications

The Pastor's Sabbatical and Tax Implications

How duration, expenses, and compensation need to be handled.
High Risk Youth Activities

High Risk Youth Activities

What churches should know about swimming events and trampolines.
Sex-Abuse Bill • Protecting Sermons • Property Tax Exemption Denied: News Roundup

Sex-Abuse Bill • Protecting Sermons • Property Tax Exemption Denied: News Roundup

This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Global Cyberattack • Church Carnival Accident • Car Insurance Exemptions: News Roundup

Global Cyberattack • Church Carnival Accident • Car Insurance Exemptions: News Roundup

This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.

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Denominations - Legal Liability; Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

National, Regional Denominational Agencies Not Legally Responsible for Child’s Brain Damage Incurred at Affiliated Church

Mississippi
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Found Not Liable in Case of Pastoral Affair

Who We Are

Senior Editor
Richard R. Hammar
Richard R. Hammar
Attorney, CPA, Author & Speaker
Ann Buwalda
Ann Buwalda
Attorney
Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Liabilities and Duties for Church Boards

Be aware of ways you can expose yourself to personal legal liability.
Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

How to respond to sex offenders in the church.