Senior Brand Coordinator

Michelle Dowell

Michelle Dowell

Michelle Dowell

Michelle serves as Senior Brand Coordinator for the Church Law and Tax Team at Christianity Today. She oversees the creation of multiple eNewsletters and provides editorial support in addition to assisting with marketing efforts.

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After the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, What Legal Rights Do Pastors, Churches Have?
Managing Your Church

After the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, What Legal Rights Do Pastors, Churches Have?

Understanding the officiating of ceremonies and the use of buildings for weddings.
Q&A: Tracking Receipts
Managing Your Church

Q&A: Tracking Receipts

Why one church has only one credit card
The Most Unique and Challenging Aspects of Church Finance
Managing Your Church

The Most Unique and Challenging Aspects of Church Finance

CPA Michael E. Batts shares how he felt drawn to the subject and what's facing church leaders today
Many Churches Are Reaching Out to Illegal Immigrants
Managing Your Church

Many Churches Are Reaching Out to Illegal Immigrants

An immigration attorney sees no legal issues related to allowing undocumented immigrants in your services.
Managing Your Church

Tips for Protecting Church Donation Boxes

At least two churches have fallen victim to thieves in recent months.
Managing Your Church

Responding to a Dangerous Person

The right words, said the right way at the right time, can help ease tense situations.
Managing Your Church

Protecting the Church Offering

Tips to help prevent crime related to counting the collection.
Managing Your Church

Wandering Church Assets

How best to track church laptops, power adapters, and other moving items
Managing Your Church

Preventing Identity Theft at Church

What church leaders can do to protect sensitive information.

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Best Practices for Receiving Charitable Contributions

Best Practices for Receiving Charitable Contributions  Member access only

Practical help and clear understanding on issues surrounding charitable contributions.
Medical Emergency Preparation

Medical Emergency Preparation  Member access only

Is your church ready for a medical emergency?