Denominational Leaders

Continuing education for ministry leaders

Welcome! On this page, you will find lessons, articles, and resources specifically tailored to your role as a denominational leader.

Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on your role. The current lesson is featured below, as well as the links to the previous two weeks’ lessons.


In addition, various articles that pertain to your position—from Church Law & Tax Report, Church Finance Today, and our exclusive web-only content—are listed here for your convenience, as well as recommended resources from the Church Law & Tax Store.

Denominational Leaders

This Week's Lesson
Week of April 5

Continuing Education Member access only

Introduction

This week we turn our attention to continuing education programs for denominational officers. Start by completing the following quiz. Then review the Executive Summary for the key points on ...

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Articles

Works Made for Hire Member access only

Church Vans - Part 1 Member access only

Church Vans - Part 2 Member access only

5 Ways to Protect Your Church

How to implement thorough policies and procedures.
Q&A: How Should Churches Respond to Threatening Messages?

Q&A: How Should Churches Respond to Threatening Messages?

What steps can be taken when a church receives various kinds of threats.
Creating a Crisis Communication Plan for Your Church

Creating a Crisis Communication Plan for Your Church Member access only

Five questions every church needs to ask when preparing for emergencies.

3 Tips for an Effective Communication Strategy

Start making a plan today.
3 Areas to Consider in Evaluating Your Church’s Emergency Preparedness

3 Areas to Consider in Evaluating Your Church’s Emergency Preparedness

Make sure you have plans in place for various categories of emergencies.
How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era

How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era Member access only

Four strategies for responding to abuse victims and survivors.
What Churches Need to Know About the New FEMA Disaster Aid Process

What Churches Need to Know About the New FEMA Disaster Aid Process

A breakdown of the options churches now have access to for disaster protection and relief.

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Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Money for Church Boards  Member access only

Church board members should have a basic understanding of these financial issues.
Safety On the Road

Safety On the Road  Member access only

Discover the best ways to transport people safely.