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2011

Year End Giving
These tax rules determine if contributions should apply to 2011 or 2012.
December Tax Tip: Plan Now to Reclassify an Employee
Changing a minister to 'employee' status should happen January 1.
Handling Online Activities with Care
Tips every church office should post for email and Internet use.
December Tax Tip: Update Staff W-4s Now
New laws, life changes have likely affected many.
Church Business Practices are a Witness—Good or Bad
How you run the business of church speaks loudly to your community.
Wandering Church Assets
How best to track church laptops, power adapters, and other moving items
Rewriting Paterno's Playbook
What the church must learn from Penn State’s child abuse scandal
Safely Depositing Weekly Collections
One church nearly loses $7,000 in offerings.
Preventing Identity Theft at Church
What church leaders can do to protect sensitive information.
Eight Tips for Securing Church Property
Don’t let burglars get the best of your ministry.
Is the Church Treasurer Really the "Worship Pastor"?
Why word choice may undermine tithing and other acts of worship.
Protecting the Elderly from Abuse
Create policies and procedures to protect older adults in your church.
Can Banks Ask Churches for Donor Records?
When members struggle financially, financial institutions may come knocking.
Renting Out Extra Space May Cost Churches
One Idaho church receives an unexpected tax bill.
New Crib Regulations Affect Churches
What ministries should note about changing federal rules.
Religious Employment Under High Court's Focus This Week
No review of World Vision case; 'ministerial exception' consideration next.
Endorsing Candidates from the Pulpit
"Pulpit Freedom Sunday" raises questions as Election Day draws near.
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Youth Ministry in a #MeToo Culture

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Develop boundaries and a reporting structure that keeps your youth program safe for everyone.
Managing the Legal Risks of Lay Counseling

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Develop specific policies and procedures that protect your church, lay caregivers, and those who receive care.