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Calculating the dollars of a salary and benefits package or knowing if a job offer is fair are only part of the compensation process. Learn more about housing allowances, required and best practices for hiring and compensating church staff, and understanding basic personal finances. Here, we've brought together our best articles and resources on these topics.

Setting Compensation

Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation
Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff
What You Need to Know About Negotiating a Raise
What You Need to Know About Negotiating a RaiseSubscriber access only
How both employees and their supervisors should approach the conversation.

Managing a Job Offer

Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive Pay
Church Finance Today
Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive PaySubscriber access only
Outlook seems brighter, but challenges with gender and other factors remain.
Church Finance Today
W-4 Forms for Church StaffSubscriber access only
Is it time to update?
Minding the Gap: Gender and Compensation in Churches and Ministries
Minding the Gap: Gender and Compensation in Churches and MinistriesSubscriber access only
How churches can provide equitable pay for the women and men they employ.

Managing My Finances

Financial Intimacy
Created by Ronald Blue Trust
Financial IntimacySubscriber access only
Five Key Principles of Financial Stewardship
Created by Ronald Blue Trust
InvestingSubscriber access only

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