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Four Things to Consider Before Starting a Food Pantry
And how to best kick-start this new ministry.
Undocumented Volunteers
Will our church get in trouble for allowing undocumented immigrants to volunteer in our children's ministry?
Q&A: Anonymous Gifts for Employees
How to properly track and record an anonymous gift.
8 Tips for Preparing the Church Bulletin
Advice on how to approach the many details of this communications tool.
How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect Churches?
Attorney Frank Sommerville walks churches through the next two years of changes.
Gifts of Money to Pastors
If money is collected and distributed by the employing church, it may be taxable income.
Neglecting to "Render Unto Caesar"
Failure to file income tax returns can get new ministers into hot water.
Responding to a Dangerous Person
The right words, said the right way at the right time, can help ease tense situations.
Q&A: Our Pastor Died—Can We Financially Help the Spouse?
Be aware of how the IRS views aid to employees' family members.
What's Your Church's Plan for an Active Shooter?
Four things church leaders must consider when preparing a shooter response plan.
When Copyright Violations Cost Churches
Some common practices may lead to surprising fines.
Using Comparative Ratios to Improve Church Financial Health
A close look at similar congregations can aid decision-making.
Is Your Church Accessible?
It takes more than a ramp to minister to those with disabilities.
Protecting the Church Offering
Tips to help prevent crime related to counting the collection.
10 Tips on Managing Church
Advice on how to approach the many details of ministry.
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Using Social Media Safely

Using Social Media Safely Member access only

Policies to keep your church staff and members safe when using social media.
Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries

Safe Hiring Practices for Ministries  Member access only

Essential items to consider before you bring new clergy or staff on board.