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Sample Housing Allowance for Pastors
Ready-to-use resolution language for a church board to set a clergy housing allowance for 2023.
Q&A: Can We Give Additional Income to a Church Employee Who Opts Out of Our Medical Plan?
Increasing an employee’s paycheck in lieu of participation may jeopardize your medical insurance plan for all participants.
IRS Official: Expect More Church Audits Regarding ACA Compliance
Many churches won’t be investigated, but here’s why your church should still verify it is compliant.
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.
Few Church Leaders Discuss Abuse Crisis Says Pew Research
Most startling is how little church-goers in Protestant faith traditions indicated leaders actively raised the topic.
Can One Church Warn Another of a Former Employee's Misconduct?
A negative employment reference could create civil liability.
How to Investigate a Sexual Harassment Allegation
Seven steps to take when an allegation arises—and when outside help may prove wisest.
Seven Steps for Creating an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy
A carefully crafted policy not only can provide protection for all involved, but also can serve as a deterrent.
How New IRS Reform Affects Taxpayers
Increased penalties, new improvements will affect all tax-filers, including pastors and staff members.
Six Insights About Summer Slump
Some churches keep their ministries robust during the so-called “downtime.”
Q&A: What If a Prayer Request Card Implies Child Abuse?
Start with knowing your state's mandatory reporting laws.