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Youth Pastors and Therapeutic Boundaries

Psychology Doctoral Candidate Lauren Widman says clear boundaries and a no-shame reporting structure are essential.

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Managing Your Church

Estate Gifts: Don’t Get Too Involved

Churches should never recommend a lawyer or a financial planner.

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Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation

Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff

May/June 2018

May/June

Integrating Tax Reform for 2018—and Beyond

Richard R. Hammar

This Week

FeaturedQ&A: How Should Churches Respond to Threatening Messages?

Q&A: How Should Churches Respond to Threatening Messages?

What steps can be taken when a church receives various kinds of threats.
SBC Leader Arrested • For Collins’ Discrimination? • Church Leader’s DACA: News Roundup

SBC Leader Arrested • For Collins’ Discrimination? • Church Leader’s DACA: News Roundup

This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
How to Create an Inventory for Your Church

How to Create an Inventory for Your Church Subscriber access only

Tips and tricks for effectively keeping track of what your church owns.
6 Common Problems with Church Bylaws

6 Common Problems with Church Bylaws

Why bylaws can often hurt churches.

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Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Statute of Limitations Bars Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

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Court Rules School Is Not Responsible for Student’s Suicide

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Richard R. Hammar
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ChurchSalary

Receive a customized salary report for up to 18 different ministry positions. Learn how your church should compensate based on size, budget, location, and employee work experience.

Avoiding Church Lawsuits

Avoiding Church Lawsuits Subscriber access only

Create proactive procedures to avoid common reasons why churches most often go to court.
Board Basics for Churches

Board Basics for Churches Subscriber access only

From church records to legal risks and liabilities—what your church board should know.