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2017

Why Taking Minutes Is a “Must”
Here are 4 reasons to take thorough, accurate minutes at your meetings.
    The Tax Law and Churches • Cardinal’s Controversial Funeral • Guns in Texas Churches: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    The GOP Tax Bill Just Passed. Here’s What Church Leaders Need to Know.
    Three tax experts weigh in.
    GOP Tax Bill • Sutherland Springs Lawsuit • Establishment Clause: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
    Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
    The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2017
    Immigration law, hurricane response, the housing allowance: what readers kept clicking on this year.
    IRS Announces 2018 Mileage Rates
    Church leaders can track and report mileage for proper reimbursement.
    Festival Founder Arrested • FEMA Policy Upheld • Cemetery Controversy: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    ECFA Releases 2017 State of Giving Report
    Annual numbers show increase in giving to ministries.
    GOP Tax Bill • Christian Bakery Case • Hurricane Harvey Recovery: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    What to Know About Penalties for Excessive Compensation
    The rules for churches are stringent and could cause a loss of exempt status.
    Evangelical Giving Trends • Sanctuary Church • Pastor Faces Lawsuit: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    Pastors and Sex Trafficking • Female Pastor Controversy • Diocese Case Denied: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    Why Your Salary May Not Be All You Want It to Be
    A church administrator’s perspective.
    The Changing Face of the Executive Pastor Role
    A longtime XP discusses what is changing for a position once limited to large churches.
    Adoption Tax Credit • FEMA Lawsuit • Hate Crime Statistics: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    Texas Church Shooting • Proposed Tax Plan • Abuse Lawsuit: News Roundup
    This week’s headlines that affect churches and church leaders.
    5 Ways to Protect Your Church
    How to implement thorough policies and procedures.
    Paying Your Pastor
    Tips and insights for setting compensation
    Retirement Savings and the Rule of 72s
    What pastors and church staff can learn about the power of compounding.
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