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The Co-investment Housing Option for Churches and Pastors

Understanding what could go right and what could go terribly wrong.

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May All Your Christmas Services Be Merry ... and Legal

Songs you can sing without the Grinch showing up with his team of lawyers.

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 May

Are We Keeping Track of Our Kids?

This quiz will tell you if you're using good check-in and check-out procedures to keep your kids safe.

November/December 2018

November/December

Legal Considerations for Church Membership

FeaturedEleven Things Churches Should Know About Zoning

Eleven Things Churches Should Know About Zoning

What to note before buying or constructing your next building.
Sorting Out Gifts from Compensation for Pastors’ Income Tax Treatment

Sorting Out Gifts from Compensation for Pastors’ Income Tax Treatment

A recent major Tax Court ruling underscores key criteria for church leaders to follow.
4 Ways Pastors Can Leverage Facebook Live

4 Ways Pastors Can Leverage Facebook Live

Use this video feature to connect more with people in your church.
Hey, Fletch: Can My Church Force Me to Retire at Age 65?

Hey, Fletch: Can My Church Force Me to Retire at Age 65?

The legal and ministry considerations of an age-based retirement policy.

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Richard R. Hammar
Richard R. Hammar
Attorney, CPA, Author & Speaker
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Frank Sommerville
Attorney, CPA
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ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.

Essential Guide to Employment Issues for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Employment Issues for Church Boards Subscriber access only

Covers selection and screening, dispute resolution, terminations, discrimination, and minimum wage.
Church Finance

Church Finance Subscriber access only

Learn about budgeting, financial reporting, tax compliance, insurance coverage, and more.