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Prepare for a Short-Term Missions Trip

Practical tips to help you avoid unexpected emergencies.

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Managing Your Church

10 Commandments for Pastors, Politics, and Social Media

Before you post, read these reminders.

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Does Your Church Have a Whistleblower Policy?

July/August 2016

July/August

Assumption of Risk Forms

Richard R. Hammar

This Week

FeaturedThe Top 5 Reasons Religious Organizations Went to Court in 2015

The Top 5 Reasons Religious Organizations Went to Court in 2015

Has your church addressed these common legal liabilities and risk management concerns?
Responding to Threats

Responding to Threats

How churches can be vigilant in their security and threat assessment efforts.
A 16-Point Evaluation for Assumption of Risk Forms

A 16-Point Evaluation for Assumption of Risk Forms

Consider these key points in evaluating the validity of a release or assumption of risk form.
The Pastor's Sabbatical and Tax Implications

The Pastor's Sabbatical and Tax Implications

How duration, expenses, and compensation need to be handled
Renting Versus Buying Your Church’s Facility

Renting Versus Buying Your Church’s Facility

What churches should consider before making a costly or permanent decision.
Trump Vows Repeal of Endorsement Ban • Evangelist’s Sexual Misconduct • Member’s Rights: News Roundup

Trump Vows Repeal of Endorsement Ban • Evangelist’s Sexual Misconduct • Member’s Rights: News Roundup

This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Measuring Your Church's Cash Reserves

Measuring Your Church's Cash Reserves

Adequate cash reserves are necessary for a church to meet its obligations on time in spite of fluctuations in monthly revenue.

Who We Are

Senior Editor
Richard R. Hammar
Richard R. Hammar
Attorney, CPA, Author & Speaker
James F. Cobble, Jr.
James F. Cobble, Jr.
Author, Educator, Pastor
A Valuable Tax Credit for Churches

A Valuable Tax Credit for Churches

Understand how the Affordable Care Act tax credit can benefit churches.
Safeguarding Counseling

Safeguarding Counseling

If your church offers counseling learn how to protect and build your ministry.