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5 Key Considerations of Financial Integrity for Church Leaders

A printable checklist for financial managers of churches.

5 Key Considerations of Financial Integrity for Church Leaders

Amidst the daily duties and demands church leaders encounter, it is not easy to maintain perspective on factors that can protect or diminish integrity. But consider the immeasurable benefit of maintaining integrity—and the cost of compromising it.

To help protect and maintain the financial integrity of your church and leadership, this checklist contains five key areas of considerations built on a framework of:

  • Consistency with faith and values: “For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord, but also in the eyes of man.” (2 Cor. 8:21)
  • Conformity with laws and regulations: giving “back to Caesar what is Caesar’s…” (Mark 12:17)
  • Clarity of message: avoiding impropriety or the appearance of wrongdoing; being transparent and truthful to avoid even the appearance of impropriety.

The following checklist does not cover all areas ...

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Gregg Capin is a partner with CapinCrouse LLP, a certified public accountant firm specializing in service to nonprofit organizations through audit, tax, and advisory services. Gregg has more than 30 years of experience managing accounting, audit, and advisory services for a wide range of nonprofit organizations both nationally and internationally.

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  • June 1, 2015

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