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5 Ways to Protect Your Church
How to implement thorough policies and procedures.
How to Finish the Year Strong
Get a head start on year-end tasks.
Why Taking Minutes Is a “Must”
Here are 4 reasons to take thorough, accurate minutes at your meetings.
The GOP Tax Bill Just Passed. Here’s What Church Leaders Need to Know.
Three tax experts weigh in.
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
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.
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.
Making a Motion
Infographic: What making a main motion looks like during a meeting.
Best Practices for Installing Security Cameras at Your Church
How to make the most of surveillance technology.
9 Steps Employers Should Take to Comply with the ADA
What churches should be aware of as they hire and train staff members.
11 Ways to Love Your Leader
Tips for making the most of Pastor Appreciation Month.
Wisconsin Federal Judge: Housing Allowance Violates Establishment Clause
What a recent ruling might mean for pastors.
How to Recognize and Confront Fraud
Two telltale signs, and the best and worst ways to respond to suspected stealing.
Before You Fire Your Pastor
8 guidelines to consider.
Why You Should Remove Certain Reports from Your Meeting Agenda
And how to find which ones don't need to be presented.
IRS Provides Relief for Victims of Hurricane Harvey
What to know about this tax-free assistance.
Responding to Injuries at Church
What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt.
How Should Churches Respond to Hurricanes?
Guidance for ministries in the wake of a devastating natural disaster.
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