October 2015

When a Child Complained about a Volunteer's Physical Affection
My leadership team faced a difficult decision.
Half of Church Fires Are Arson • Zoning Discrimination • Mistaken Abuse: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Do Churches Practice Age Discrimination in Hiring?
Six general trends I've seen.
Meals for Employees • Fair Compensation • Handling Criticism: Management Roundup
Trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
How Thorough Is Your Reference Check?
Check if these six key pieces are on your forms.
Deadly Discipline • St. Louis Churches Burn • Communion Ban: News Roundup
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Giving Is Low—Are You Neglecting the Topic?
Why people should hear us talk more about generosity.
Churches and Public Domain • Using Silence • First Impressions: Management Roundup
Trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
Protecting Special Needs Adults
Part 3 in a series on creating a safe, welcoming ministry.
    Charleston Donations Questions • Church Discipline and Defamation • Failed Screening: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    ANNOUNCEMENT—Microsoft Resolves Office 365 Charity Licensing Issue for Churches
    The restrictions related to nonprofits receiving a discount have changed.
    Why Churches Must Help • Getting People to Listen • Keeping It Clean: Management Roundup
    Trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
    Tax Guide Reminder: October 2015
    Don't forget this important date.
    Accepting $250,000 in Gifts • Sex Offender Chaperone • Sued for Suicide: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    Protecting Children in Special Needs Ministry
    Part 2 in a series on creating a safe, welcoming space for those with physical or mental disabilities.
    Cooperating with Insurers • The Costs of Unfilled Positions • No More Annual Reviews?: Management Roundup
    Trends, tips, ideas, and stats to help church leaders manage well this week.
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    Juvenile Offenders in the Church

    Juvenile Offenders in the Church

    How to protect children from juveniles who sexually abuse other children.
    Setting a Pastor's Pay

    Setting a Pastor's Pay

    Richard Hammar explains legal and tax matters for planning the pastors compensation.