2012

The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2012
Highlights and notable reader comments from the most-viewed articles this year
Outfit Your Church for Outreach
Three key areas of safety concern for your church’s outreach ministry.
How Churches Serve Their Communities
New "Outlook for Outreach" survey shows where congregations meet needs.
Commission Releases First Report on Church Accountability
Panel offers 43 recommendations, sets 2013 release for political report.
Q&A: Is a Love Offering Tax Deductible for the Donor?
Yes—if specific factors are met.
Do Members Have a Right to Inspect Church Records?
Four ways a church's documents could be opened for review.
IRS Announces 2013 Mileage Rates
Most travelers will get a penny more per mile.
A Minister’s Most Important Tax Break
Summing up the housing allowance exclusion
Four Ways to Boost Year-End Giving
Tap into your congregation’s generosity now so you can finish strong.
Q&A: Are "Love Offerings" for Church Staff Taxable?
How to handle these well-meaning cash gifts.
Responding to Hurricane Sandy: Part 2
What should churches do in the wake of a devastating natural disaster?
Responding to Hurricane Sandy: Part 1
What should churches do in the wake of a devastating natural disaster?
The No-Stress Audit
Two steps to help ease worry if your tax return is selected for examination.
Getting Pushy on the Online Playground
What church leaders need to know about a concerning new trend among youth.
When a Sex Offender Wants to Attend Church
These steps can help ensure a smooth integration.
Can’t Pay Your Taxes?
Two options exist for ministers who can't pay.
Your Turn: Will Your Church Get Political?
As Election Day nears, the church-and-politics debate heats up.
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Confronting Gun Violence at Church

Confronting Gun Violence at Church

Help your congregation feel secure in your house of worship.
Safeguard Your Building Projects

Safeguard Your Building Projects

When planning a building or renovation project, keep people safe, spend smart, and hire the right people.