5 Numbers to Watch this Fall
5 Numbers to Watch this Fall. Travis Stephens. September through November has always been a season of growth at the church I serve. Summer is over
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
ago has become something of a parable for me whenever I think about pastoral leadership and such practical matters as money, fund-raising, and the nuts and bolts of administration.
The Outsourcing Option
Why your church might want to let an outside pro handle the books.
The Outsourcing Option. Why your church might want to let an outside pro handle the books. Bob Smietana. When Steve Dawson first started working
5 Takeaways from the Clergy Housing Allowance Ruling
What a federal judge’s opinion does—and doesn’t—mean at this point.
Note, however, that the IRS would have the discretion to follow or not follow an eventual ruling by the appeals court nationally to promote consistency in tax administration.
Sleep: The Neglected Gift
As a pastor, I learned I needed to embrace God's gift of sleep.
found that “50 to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems.”The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that drowsy
Responding to Injuries at Church
What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt.
One thing churches need to be aware of is that OSHA [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] rules apply to churches with one or more employees in secular positions.
My Winding Road to the Pastorate
It was an inconvenient time to begin feeling called to co-pastor with my husband.
As various church members stepped forward to hand him symbolic items—a bowl and towel for servanthood, a Bible for the ministry of the Word, a chalice for the administration of the
Church Renovation Blind Spots
Why we sometimes miss obvious problems with our facilities.
Church Renovation Blind Spots. Why we sometimes miss obvious problems with our facilities. James Rodgers. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email;
Hey, Fletch: Should We Use Time Cards for Pastors?
When work ethic comes into question, is documentation a suitable solution?
Hey, Fletch: Should We Use Time Cards for Pastors? When work ethic comes into question, is documentation a suitable solution? David Fletcher. In this