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Responding to Anonymous Allegations

Responding to Anonymous Allegations Subscriber access only

An unknown party seriously accuses a church leader. What should be done?
How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Churches

How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Churches Subscriber access only

The updated regulations must be applied by December 1.
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  • Board & Governance
    Administration, denominations, boards, polity, mandatory policies
  • Clergy
    Key rights and potential liabilities for ordained religious leaders; counseling, penitent privilege
  • Employment
    Hiring, termination, compensation and benefit law, discrimination, privacy, minimum wage, overtime, payday laws, workers’ compensation, worker classification
  • Property
    Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property
  • Religious Freedom
    First Amendment
Safe Ways to Handle Your Church’s Money

Safe Ways to Handle Your Church’s Money

Includes an assessment, tips to prevent embezzlement, benefits of audits and more.
Safe Mission Trips

Safe Mission Trips

Make sure your group is ready for service.