Blog Post Categories

Posts by: Founder Raul Rivera

Return to All Posts

Housing Allowance Ruling Saves More Than You Think

Mar 21, 2019

For well over a decade, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has been filing lawsuits against the constitutionality of housing allowance in Sec...

Read more

How One Legal Change Multiplied Our Outreach

Mar 19, 2019

I want to share my experience with you as a pastor pursuing a dream to meet a need within our community. For me, the journey between vision and realit...

Read more

Minister Required to Pay $6,000 Tax on $2,700 Pay Raise

Mar 12, 2019

When it comes to keeping accurate books and paying a minister a salary, churches must navigate many compliance issues. Let me give you an example.&nbs...

Read more

Church in Miami Gets a 7.1 Million Dollar Tax Bill

Mar 05, 2019

First Presbyterian Church of Miami, the oldest church in the city, has been levied a 7.1 million dollar tax bill by the Miami-Dade property tax apprai...

Read more
Software

Do You Have to Pay Estimated Taxes?

Feb 28, 2019

Pastor Walker recently took over the senior pastor position for New Beginnings Church. The church had been growing and was now ready to give him a sal...

Read more

Why Every Church Needs a Succession Plan

Feb 26, 2019

In October 2010, Pastor Joel R. Peebles, Sr.’s mother passed away, leaving him the successor of his family’s church. Unfortunately, tensio...

Read more

How to Minister Across State Lines

Feb 21, 2019

As churches become well-established in their community, many pastors find themselves at a crossroads. They ask themselves, "Should we plant another ch...

Read more

3 People Your Church Board Must Have

Feb 05, 2019

Church planting is arguably one of the most exciting yet challenging times in a pastor’s life. Thinking about the lives that will be changed as ...

Read more

How StartCHURCH Bookkeeping Changed My Church

Jan 31, 2019

Pastors Van and Regina Smith heard God calling them to start something big. They had a vision for a life-giving, multicultural church people could cal...

Read more
Podcast

And receive Book 1 of our Grow Trilogy FREE today! This series gives you the strategies you need to get started growing your church plant today!