What XPastor Has Learned the World Needs in 2019
    What XPastor Has Learned the World Needs in 2019 
    Executive pastor conference preaches head and heart in the midst of evil outside—and sometimes inside—the church.

    As far as conference themes go, David Fletcher thought the one he selected for last year’s XP-Seminar—a gathering of about 200 executive pastors from across the country—was a real winner.

    “Business brain plus pastoral heart equals executive pastor” ...

      $7 Million Tax Bill • Harvest Accusations • D.C. Water Rate: News Roundup 
      This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
      $7 Million Tax Bill • Harvest Accusations • D.C. Water Rate: News Roundup

      Miami church hit with $7 million tax bill. “The First Presbyterian Church of Miami, the oldest organized congregation in the city, has been hit with a $7.1 million tax bill by the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser, which claims the church has leased a portion of church grounds ...

      Hey, Fletch: Does Our Church Have Enough Insurance Coverage? 
      Leaders must understand what is—and isn’t—covered by their policies.
      Hey, Fletch: Does Our Church Have Enough Insurance Coverage?

      In this regular column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.org founder David Fletcher takes on readers’ questions about finances, staffing, communications, and more. Submit your questions using the subject line "Hey, Fletch" to editor@churchlawandtax.com.

      IRS Announces 2019 Mileage Rates 
      Church leaders can track and report mileage for proper reimbursement.
      IRS Announces 2019 Mileage Rates

      The Internal Revenue Service has announced the new standard mileage rates for 2019. Starting on January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck will be:

      • 58 cents for every mile of business travel driven, up 3.5 cents from the 2018 rate
        Caught on Camera • Nuns Stole • Small Data Breaches: News Roundup 
        Recent headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
        Caught on Camera • Nuns Stole • Small Data Breaches: News Roundup

        Church Volunteer Caught on Video Abusing Child. “Officials with the North Charleston (SC) Police Department confirm they have filed 8 additional charges against Jacop Hazlett. The 28-year-old was previously charged with 1st degree Criminal Sexual Conduct of a Minor. As ...

        4 Common Mistakes in Annual Reviews of Pastors 
        And solutions to these problems to help strengthen these reviews.
        4 Common Mistakes in Annual Reviews of Pastors

        Every pastor I know wants to do a good job. The vast majority of them are willing to receive feedback. Yet many pastors get nervous about receiving an annual review. Why? Because they’ve been through a review with some of these four problems. Here’s how to solve ...

          The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2018 
          Clergy housing, avoiding scams, and itemizations top the list of readers’ clicks this year.
          The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2018

          The most popular articles in 2018 on ManagingYourChurch.com show an acute interest in the big legal story this year: what’s happening with the clergy housing allowance. Apart from those pieces (below), readers also showed interest—via page views—in being aware ...

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