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Smart Money for Church Salaries

Smart Money for Church Salaries

This resource takes you on a journey through real-life case studies to uncover compensation issues and navigate their solutions.

Your Church Can Be Reimbursed for Mandated Sick Leave Pay

Since churches now must provide leave tied to coronavirus, this benefit may prove valuable.
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Six Provisions from the SECURE Act Offer Greater Incentives to Save For Retirement Member access only

A detailed review of how these changes will benefit churches and staff.
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The 10 Commandments of Church Management Member access only

Apply these principles to stay legal and keep your witness intact.
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Video: The Building Blocks of Compensation

The Building Blocks of Compensation Member access only

Webinar with Elaine Sommerville
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Is Your Church Paying Fair Salaries?

Attracting and keeping quality employees while practicing good stewardship.
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Shining a Light on How Churches Spend Money

New survey results provide insights on budget trends and decisions nationwide.
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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.
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Church Staff Salaries: Better Private or Public? Member access only

Balancing transparency and accountability with privacy is key—but no easy task.
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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.
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When the Church Office Closes for Bad Weather, Does Everyone Get Paid?

The legal—and logical—considerations regarding how to handle an office closure.
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Helping Your Pastor Build Home Equity

If your pastor lives in a parsonage or rent it, then consider this option.
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Monetary Gifts to Pastor Are Taxable Income Member access only

A recent major Tax Court ruling underscores key criteria for church leaders to follow.
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How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?

An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
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Video: Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation

Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation

Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff
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