Jump directly to the content
Home > Law

Law

Gain clarity and get trusted analysis on the most recent cases, court rulings, and relevant issues for churches and clergy.

Feature Articles

from our newsletters
Should a Church and Its Pastor Co-Own a Home?

Should a Church and Its Pastor Co-Own a Home? Subscriber access only

Is this a viable option given the high cost of housing?
Eight Legal Considerations for Church Membership

Eight Legal Considerations for Church Membership Subscriber access only

From voting rights to discipline, a closer look at why membership matters.
Law Topics
  • Board & Governance
    Administration, denominations, boards, polity, mandatory policies
  • Clergy
    Key rights and potential liabilities for ordained religious leaders; counseling, penitent privilege
  • Employment
    Hiring, termination, compensation and benefit law, discrimination, privacy, minimum wage, overtime, payday laws, workers’ compensation, worker classification
  • Property
    Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property
  • Religious Freedom

ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

Experience a whole new way to set compensation. Eliminate the guesswork – get access to detailed compensation reports in just minutes.

Internal Controls for Church Finances

Internal Controls for Church Finances Subscriber access only

Learn how to protect your church's money.
Church Property & Administration: Volume 2 of Pastor, Church & Law

Church Property & Administration: Volume 2 of Pastor, Church & Law Subscriber access only

Topics: inspection of records, federal reporting requirements, incorporation, zoning laws, and more.