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Associate Editor and Special Project Manager

Samuel Ogles

Samuel Ogles

Samuel Ogles

Samuel (“Sam”) Ogles serves as Associate Editor and Special Project Manager for the Church Law & Tax Team at Christianity Today. He provides leadership and management support to the editorial department of Church Law & Tax, and he leads the project management for the grant-funded creation of a digital, online compensation tool for churches and church staff to help determine fair pay and benefits. Sam also provides oversight and supervision for ChurchLawAndTax.com, the Church Law & Tax blog ManagingYourChurch.com, and Church Law & Tax's social media.

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How to Turn Salary Data into a Real Compensation Package
Managing Your Church

How to Turn Salary Data into a Real Compensation Package

Join us for our October 24 webinar to learn how to go from objective data to subjective context.
Over 1,000 Children Abused by Pennsylvania Priests Over Decades
Managing Your Church

Over 1,000 Children Abused by Pennsylvania Priests Over Decades

New grand jury report catalogs astonishing breadth of child sexual abuse by priests.
ChurchLawAndTax.com

Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation

Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff
Six Key Compensation Elements That Can Help Ministry Flourish
Managing Your Church

Six Key Compensation Elements That Can Help Ministry Flourish

Join us for our June 13 webinar to be empowered to set fair pay in the church.
The 2018 Guide to Church Management Software Programs and Features
Managing Your Church

The 2018 Guide to Church Management Software Programs and Features

Choose the software that best fits your needs.
Thom Rainer Made ‘Peanuts’ as a Pastor 30 Years Ago. Today, Many in Ministry Make Even Less.
Managing Your Church

Thom Rainer Made ‘Peanuts’ as a Pastor 30 Years Ago. Today, Many in Ministry Make Even Less.

What one leader’s story can tell us about compensation culture in the church.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Schools
Managing Your Church

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Schools

The religious freedom victory now could mean others in the future.
What Pastors Need to Know About Mental Health, Ministry, and Liability
ChurchLawAndTax.com

What Pastors Need to Know About Mental Health, Ministry, and Liability Subscriber access only

How both legal experts and ministry leaders approach mental health issues in the church.
‘State of the Plate’ 2016 Report Sheds Light on Church Giving Trends
Managing Your Church

‘State of the Plate’ 2016 Report Sheds Light on Church Giving Trends

With only flat or declining giving, churches are "scrambling" for giving solutions.
IRS Extends Deadline for Some ACA Reporting Requirements
Managing Your Church

IRS Extends Deadline for Some ACA Reporting Requirements

Employers receive more time for providing employees with specific forms.

ChurchSalary

ChurchSalary

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

Planning a Church Building Project

Planning a Church Building Project Subscriber access only

Learn about zoning laws, property sales, church construction, financing, and more.
Record Keeping

Record Keeping  Subscriber access only

Learn best practices for protecting confidential documents.