When Clothing and Household Items Are Donated
Churches may want to tell taxpayers that generosity is its own reward.
Moreover, if your church is like most charitable organizations, you aren't equipped to issue the required receipts, nor are those volunteers or staff receiving the donations authorized, in
What You Need to Know About Compensation Surveys
Used correctly, good surveys are helpful tools for setting fair and reasonable compensation.
Here are some cautions and concerns to note: Consider the time it will take staff to research and evaluate valid and reliable surveys that can be used by your church.
9 Principles For Creating An Annual Budget In A Small Church
With the possibilities for small church budgeting being so flexible, are there guidelines that are universal? I believe so. Here are nine of them.
Each Small Church Is Different. While 45 to 55 percent of budget going to staff is healthy for mid-size to larger churches, the range is much wider for small churches.
How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?
An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
page. David Fletcher has two rules when it comes to paying pastors and other church staff: Be as generous as you can, and avoid the “stupid tax.”. That
8 Reminders About Supplemental Income Projects
Take these necessary precautions.
If you're in the ministry for money, get out. Some pastors and church staff eventually do quite well with supplemental income, but don't expect to be swimming in cash right away.
When Expenses Are Higher than Your Budget
Does your policy have the answer on what to do?
Is it acceptable for the church's staff leadership to make the additional expenditures for the educational ministries, so long as total expenses do not exceed the total amount of expenses
How to Ensure Fair Salaries for Your Church Staff
Find out more about an exciting new compensation resource for your ministry.
How to Ensure Fair Salaries for Your Church Staff. Find out more about an exciting new compensation resource for your ministry. Caitlin Edwards. Image: rawpixel.com / Unsplash.
Hosting John McCain's Memorial Service
Pastor Noe Garcia shares his priorities for the late senator's funeral.
August 30, 2018, the church hosted a memorial service for McCain, and its lead pastor, Noe Garcia, delivered the opening and closing remarks. Garcia, who has been on staff for three
Hey, Fletch: Why Does Our Church Need an Executive Pastor?
Tips for convincing leadership that the executive pastor role is a necessary one.
an active shooter, hiring and termination, legal issues, staff culture, ministry best practices, etc. On “complexity,” check out this interview I did with Matt Branaugh of Church Law & Tax.
The Best Way To Reduce Money Problems In A Local Church
When a church is making disciples a whole lot of problems get better or go away entirely – including finances.
members contributing of their time, gifts and talents, instead of simply dropping money in the plate and expecting paid staff to take care of them, the entire church becomes healthier and
How to Start the Salary Negotiation Process
Tips for approaching conversations about compensation.
What should church staff members keep in mind when they're negotiating compensation? Check out this article, and be sure to order the 2018 Compensation Guide for Church Staff.