Hey, Fletch: A Board Member No Longer Gives to the Church
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Hey, Fletch: A Board Member No Longer Gives to the Church 
How to approach a board member who isn’t engaging with the church’s mission.

In this biweekly column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.orgfounder 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.

    SBC Leader Arrested • Fort Collins’ Discrimination? • Church Leader’s DACA: News Roundup 
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    SBC Leader Arrested • Fort Collins’ Discrimination? • Church Leader’s DACA: News Roundup

    SBC leader arrested 11 years after church leaders learned of allegations. “The missionary arm of the Southern Baptist Convention knew about allegations against Southern Baptist leader Mark Aderholt more than 10 years before he was arrested July 3 on charges that he sexually ...

    6 Common Problems with Church Bylaws 
    Why bylaws can often hurt churches.
    6 Common Problems with Church Bylaws
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    Church bylaws are a necessity, both from a legal and an organizational perspective. They provide the framework from which the organization exists and operates.

    So, hear me well. I not advocating the elimination, eradication, or minimization of church bylaws.

    But I am suggesting ...

    Hey, Fletch: What’s the Best Way to Structure a Pay Scale? 
    Tips for building a compensation plan that can grow with your church.
    Hey, Fletch: What’s the Best Way to Structure a Pay Scale?
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    In this biweekly column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.orgfounder 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.

      #MourningWhileBlack • Church Versus City • CA Church Vehicles: News Roundup 
      This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
      #MourningWhileBlack • Church Versus City • CA Church Vehicles: News Roundup

      #MourningWhileBlack. “The Archdiocese of Washington has apologized for kicking a black family out of their loved one’s funeral, prompting social media to respond with the hashtag #MourningWhileBlack. . . . On Tuesday, hundreds of people gathered at Saint Mary’s ...

      How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well? 
      An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
      How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?
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      Editor’s Note: Christianity Today’s Church Law & Tax Team will co-host “Smart Money for Church Salaries,” a church compensation workshop with David Fletcher, on August 23 in Wheaton, Illinois. Readers receive an $80 discount by entering CT in the ...

      Hey, Fletch: How Can We Fix Our New Giver Email? 
      Tips for making your emails to new donors effective and accessible.
      Hey, Fletch: How Can We Fix Our New Giver Email?
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      In this biweekly column, longtime executive pastor and XPastor.orgfounder 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.

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