The church could be liable to the donors for not fulfilling the purpose of the gift.
For the participant buying a ticket for him/herself, the airfare is tax deductible as a volunteer expense.
Why purpose, amounts, and the right visa make a world of difference.
How to encourage greater generosity in this important area of the church budget.
How goats, races, and missions months can encourage church giving.
When communicating financial information to boards, committees, and the entire congregation, strive to do the
How to build a missions program with financial integrity.
What church leaders should know about documenting expenses in foreign countries
CDC experts weigh in on disease basics, how church leaders can locally respond, and travel advisories.
A $42 million school verdict underscores need for prevention.
Can individuals who go on mission trips deduct their expenses?
Seven legal areas that trip up churches—and how to navigate them.
Video: The legal issues your church needs to consider when it ministers overseas.
Jamie Aten, disaster readiness expert and founder of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, gives guidance for churches that want to help in the wake of natural calamities.
Practical tips to help you avoid unexpected emergencies.
Tips for deciding whether to launch this community-wide ministry.
Handling fundraising, expenditures for maximum tax benefits.
Can a contract missionary from our church receive any tax benefits while he is serving overseas?
A security professional discusses safety on short-term missions.
How important is it to obtain medical and liability release forms before sponsoring mission trips?