Making a Motion 
Infographic: What making a main motion looks like during a meeting.
Making a Motion
Best Practices for Installing Security Cameras at Your Church 
How to make the most of surveillance technology.
Best Practices for Installing Security Cameras at Your Church
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Nathan Parr spent 12 years as the operations manager for the 4,000-member First Baptist Church of Belton, Texas. He previously served in the US Marine Corps and owned a construction company. He recently joined North Carolina-based Cool Solutions Group as a facility specialist. ...

IRS Announcement • Zoning Refusals • Baptism Lawsuit: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
IRS Announcement • Zoning Refusals • Baptism Lawsuit: News Roundup

IRS Will No Longer Accept Tax Returns with Unaddressed Health Coverage Requirements. “The Internal Revenue Service said that for the upcoming 2018 filing season, it‎ will not accept electronically filed tax returns where the taxpayer does not address the health coverage ...

9 Steps Employers Should Take to Comply with the ADA 
What churches should be aware of as they hire and train staff members.
9 Steps Employers Should Take to Comply with the ADA
  1. Prepare job descriptions for all employees. Be sure to itemize essential job functions. These are functions that are job related and required by business necessity. Do not list functions that will not be required in performing the job in question.
  2. Review job application forms and eliminate any question that segregates or classifies applicants on the basis of disability.
IRS Sermon Oversight • False Tax Exemption • Sexual Abuse Charges: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
IRS Sermon Oversight • False Tax Exemption • Sexual Abuse Charges: News Roundup
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Survey Shows Protestant Pastors Oppose IRS Sermon Oversight. “In the 1950s, Congress banned charitable nonprofits—including churches—from endorsing candidates or otherwise intervening in elections. Any nonprofit that violated the ban could run afoul of the ...

11 Ways to Love Your Leader 
Tips for making the most of Pastor Appreciation Month.
11 Ways to Love Your Leader
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Some days I suspect the speed of change is surpassing the speed of sound.

The explosion of change in technology, communication, and the world booms all around. In the clamor, I anchor myself to the ancient truths found in the person of Jesus of Christ.

I’m not alone.

Millions ...

Birth Control Coverage • Sanctuary Church • Water Pressure Lawsuit: News Roundup 
This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
Birth Control Coverage • Sanctuary Church • Water Pressure Lawsuit: News Roundup

Trump Administration Announces New Birth Control Rules. “More employers—including Christian-run businesses and nonprofits—can opt out of contraception coverage required under the Affordable Care Act thanks to new rules issued by the Trump administration. The ...

Managing Church Facility Use

Managing Church Facility Use

Find insights to equip your church to host members and strangers.
Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

Sex Offenders in the Church - Part 1

How to respond to sex offenders in the church.