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Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive Pay
Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive Pay
Outlook seems brighter, but challenges with gender and other factors remain.

The past several years haven't been easy for Cross Bridge Church in Rockledge, Florida, located on the state's east coast. While members of the small Nazarene congregation struggled to recover from hurricanes that hit in 2004 and 2005, they suddenly found themselves reeling from the Great Recession—only worsened by job losses due to the area's depressed aerospace industry. But, says Sylvia Eppig, the church's accountant, after much sacrifice, the church is finally in a better place.

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