Experts weigh in.
May 6, 2013
One Illinois city says it's charging churches a fee, but church leaders call it an unfair 'tax.'
April 18, 2013
Why construct a new building when you can upcycle an old one?
March 19, 2013
Court cases in Texas and South Carolina could reshape other disputes—and denominations.
February 20, 2013
Why it's legal for churches to take collections for PACs that oppose gay marriage.
June 14, 2012
A rash of pastor-endorsed fraud taints our gospel witness
April 13, 2012
Observers suggest that punishing church endorsements will be unlikely.
December 12, 2011
The ironies of "Pulpit Freedom Sunday."
October 5, 2011
A church in Las Vegas dropped plans to expand through mortgage payments.
September 27, 2011
More congregations than ever are hosting Ramsey's Financial Peace University. Now he's looking at their budgets, too.
August 19, 2011
A look at whether churches should expand through a missionary model rather than relying on professional entrepreneurial pastors to plant churches.
July 15, 2011
Steeples may have outlived their times as signposts. People hunting for a church don't scan the horizon; they search the Internet.
May 5, 2011
Observers discuss a stewardship dilemma.
April 13, 2011
A look at whether a congregation adds economic value to its community.
March 31, 2011
The current tax code excludes the rental value of a home from pastors' taxable income.
March 28, 2011
Observers discuss whether Christians are generous enough with their money.
January 31, 2011
Church members' giving is decreasing in the recession, especially as a percentage of income.
January 31, 2011
Churches re-assess risk management policies.
January 18, 2011
Why we are better off letting God make the gospel relevant.
January 10, 2011
Financial advisers, researchers, and other observers weigh in on whether churches should increase their operating budgets next year.
June 30, 2010
Buenos Aires pastors believe their city of 13 million should have only one church.
June 25, 2010
Love offerings prove taxing.
June 24, 2010
A guide to what the Southern Baptist Convention is arguing over today.
June 15, 2010
Short-term missions may be shifting domestic.
June 10, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission recently mandated that anyone using wireless microphones on the 700 MHz band must stop.
June 3, 2010
Leaders weigh in on whether churches should form separate corporations to receive federal social-assistance funds.
April 8, 2010
Romanian Baptists dissent over accepting government funds.
March 16, 2010
Ministries protest proposed finance reform.
February 9, 2010
A handful of parishes win the right to keep their property, but legal experts don't know if their cases are setting a precedent.
January 12, 2010
Why indulgences are still a bad idea.
June 1, 2009
More churches seek protection as scams continue to unfold.
May 19, 2009
Churches and charitable institutions provide services that some politicians feel belong to the federal government.
April 20, 2009
Studies suggest that pastors' health declines are a church problem.
April 14, 2009
Tax exemption means layoffs hit congregations' employees harder.
April 13, 2009
Churches and nonprofits poised to benefit from estate gifts.
March 31, 2009
Some say yes, others say no.
March 23, 2009
The stimulus bill included a caveat that federal funds may not be used for religious worship.
February 18, 2009
Recession leads evangelistic ministries to shift to lower-cost methods.
February 12, 2009