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Managing Your Church
The 10 Commandments of Church Management
Apply these principles to stay legal and keep your witness intact.
Managing Your Church
Is Your Church Paying Fair Salaries?
Attracting and keeping quality employees while practicing good stewardship.
Managing Your Church
Shining a Light on How Churches Spend Money
New survey results provide insights on budget trends and decisions nationwide.
Managing Your Church
The Financial Struggles of Real Pastors
Most pastors feel the financial squeeze, despite the hype surrounding mega-rich celebrity pastors. "Bless Your Pastor" is one way congregations can respond.
Church Staff Salaries: Better Private or Public? Subscriber access only
Balancing transparency and accountability with privacy is key—but no easy task.
Managing Your Church
Hey, Fletch: Is Our Church’s Overall Budget for Salaries Too High?
Excessive compensation is based on individual pay, not on the total amount budgeted for staff.
Managing Your Church
When the Church Office Closes for Bad Weather, Does Everyone Get Paid?
The legal—and logical—considerations regarding how to handle an office closure.
Church Finance Today
Helping Your Pastor Build Home Equity
If your pastor lives in a parsonage or rent it, then consider this option.
Monetary Gifts to Pastor Are Taxable Income Subscriber access only
A recent major Tax Court ruling underscores key criteria for church leaders to follow.
Managing Your Church
What You Need to Know About Compensation Surveys
Used correctly, good surveys are helpful tools for setting fair and reasonable compensation.
Managing Your Church
Hey, Fletch: What’s the Best Way to Structure a Pay Scale?
Tips for building a compensation plan that can grow with your church.
Managing Your Church
How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?
An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation
Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff
Managing Your Church
8 Reminders About Supplemental Income Projects
Take these necessary precautions.
Church Law & Tax Report
Setting Reasonable Compensation
Four steps to avoid triggering costly penalties.
Church Law & Tax Report
Tax Law and Compensation Planning Subscriber access only
Important information about salaries, housing allowances, and equity allowances.
Lilly Endowment

ChurchSalary is made possible through funding from the Lilly Endowment Inc. As part of Lilly's "National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders," ChurchSalary—and our parent, Church Law & Tax—is committed to helping church leaders and pastors develop an atmosphere of healthy financial stewardship, especially in the area of church staff compensation.