School’s Denial • Homeless Housing Stir • Two Dead in Church Shooting: News Roundup
School’s Denial • Homeless Housing Stir • Two Dead in Church Shooting: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.

Judge Upholds Catholic School’s Decision to Deny Attendance to Parent’s Children. “A judge on Monday [August 14] refused to order a Catholic school to accept two girls who were denied re-enrollment after their parents sued the school to get one of the daughters ...

Church Embezzlement Statistics • Mobile Medical Outreach • Property Dispute: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Church Embezzlement Statistics • Mobile Medical Outreach • Property Dispute: News Roundup

Research Shows 10 Percent of Churches Have Suffered Embezzlement. “Churches and other faith groups collect tens of billions of donations each year. Chances are some of the money goes missing. About 1 in 10 Protestant churches has had someone embezzle funds, according to ...

Protecting Your Church in Case of Allegations of Abuse 
Protecting Your Church in Case of Allegations of Abuse

Around a year ago, attorney Richard J. Mathewsshared lessons he learned from advising the Boy Scouts of America during the organization’s child sexual abuse crisis. ManagingYourChurch.com recently interviewed him regarding what churches should know about insurance coverage ...

South Carolina Supreme Court Rules Against Breakaway Diocese’s Property Claims 
What a recent ruling says about church property disputes.
South Carolina Supreme Court Rules Against Breakaway Diocese’s Property Claims

The South Carolina Supreme Court has reached a split ruling in a case involving a breakaway diocese of the Episcopal Church, stating that the now-separate diocese will not be able to keep the historic properties it tried to claim from the denomination—properties worth ...

Do Americans Notice How Churches Help Communities? 
LifeWay research reveals blind spots.
Do Americans Notice How Churches Help Communities?

While you and other Christians may be aware of your local churches’ outreach ministries, LifeWay research reveals that those services are often unheard of in their wider communities.

Recently, LifeWay posed the following survey question: “Which, if any, of the following ...

Church Security Law • Sanctuary Churches Double • Ministerial Exception: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Church Security Law • Sanctuary Churches Double • Ministerial Exception: News Roundup

Texas Church Prepares for New Law Allowing Armed Congregants. “A church security seminar . . . at North Pointe Baptist Church in Hurst . . . went over the new law, SB 2065, that will go into effect on September 1. Under that law, churches will be able to arm members of ...

Bathroom Bill • Sexual Assault Lawsuit • Sanctuary Church: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Bathroom Bill • Sexual Assault Lawsuit • Sanctuary Church: News Roundup

Episcopal Church Leaders Voice Opposition to Texas Bathroom Bill. “As the Texas Senate prepares to consider legislation to restrict bathroom use for transgender Texans in legislative overtime, the national Episcopal Church is renewing its opposition to such proposals. ...

Understanding Unrelated Business Income

Understanding Unrelated Business Income

Richard Hammar explains how to compute and report unrelated business income.
When Disaster Strikes

When Disaster Strikes

Learn ways to prepare your church for a disaster.