Church Law & Tax Bought By Gloo Family of Brands

Church Law & Tax has been bought by the Gloo family of brands along with sister site, ChurchSalary. The deal closed May 1, 2024.

Church Law & Tax has been bought by the Gloo family of brands.

Gloo purchased Church Law & Tax’s website and its vast array of print and digital resources from Christianity Today International. The acquisition also includes Church Law & Tax’s sister site, ChurchSalary.

The deal closed May 1, 2024. Financial terms were not made public.

“We are incredibly excited to welcome both Church Law & Tax and ChurchSalary into the Gloo family of brands,” said Brad Hill, Chief Solutions Officer at Gloo. “Both organizations have a proven track record of delivering exceptional value to church leaders. By integrating their capabilities into the Gloo portfolio of offerings, we can serve more church leaders in even more comprehensive ways, ultimately helping their organizations thrive.”

The acquisition positions Church Law & Tax to build on almost five decades of serving churches and church leaders.

What the acquisition means for members

Church Law & Tax’s Advantage Members and Basic Members will receive uninterrupted access and benefits to and

Additionally, efforts are already underway to offer Church Law & Tax members access to Gloo+, a powerful text-messaging platform for churches, and Gloo Marketplace, a church leadership resources platform. Gloo serves about 70,000 church leaders nationwide through its products and services.

“Gloo’s rapidly expanding abilities to unite and inform churches through its powerful technology platforms position Church Law & Tax to serve churches for decades more,” said Matthew Branaugh.

Branaugh joined Church Law & Tax in 2008, and has helped lead day-to-day and strategic operations for most of that time. He will become Church Law & Tax’s business owner at Gloo.

Richard Hammar, Church Law & Tax’s co-founder and senior editor, will continue his writing and research. Along with operating, Church Law & Tax publishes Hammar’s annual Church & Clergy Tax Guide and Pastor, Church & Law, Fifth Edition. The business also features online training, including Safeguarding Your Church’s Finances and Reducing the Risk: A Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Program.

Rick Spruill joined Church Law & Tax as managing editor in 2022. He will become Church Law & Tax’s digital content manager at Gloo.

Aaron Hill will continue leading ChurchSalary as business owner.

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