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November 2009

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  • Reduce potential legal liability
  • Manage finances and risks
  • Comply with IRS requirements

Simple Ways Technology Can Make You Safer

Understanding the benefits of new technologies.
Tech-Savvy Church Security

Tech-Savvy Church Security

Assessment: Is your church using the newest technologies to make it safer?

Skateboarding on Church Property Member access only

Are we liable if someone gets hurt?
Disciplining Employees

Disciplining Employees

Can we suspend an employee's pay for disciplinary action?

Rental of Church Facilities Member access only

Does charging money for ministry space threaten our tax exempt status?

Videotaping Kids at Church Member access only

Are we violating child privacy laws?

Disruptive People in Church Member access only

What is a church's responsibility for protecting others?
Are We Practicing Safe Fundraising?

Are We Practicing Safe Fundraising?

Assessment: Take this quiz to see if you're following best practices.

Finding Grant Funds

Grants and Gifts Might Help Outreach Efforts—But There Are Catches.

How Two Churches Found Grants for Ministry

Church leaders discuss ins and outs of grants.
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ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

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

Understanding Unrelated Business Income

Understanding Unrelated Business Income Member access only

Richard Hammar explains how to compute and report unrelated business income.
Understanding Pastoral Liability

Understanding Pastoral Liability Member access only

Know the situations in which a pastor is personally liable for wrongdoing.