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Federal Law Disqualifies Church Leaders

Aug 21, 2014

Main point:  It is important to know who is a disqualified person for the purposes of governing the church.  Not knowing could result in sev...

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Church Owned Business Has Same Religious Rights as Churches

Jul 02, 2014

Main point:  Closely held for profit corporations have the same religious protections as churches, and nonprofit coroprations. In a landmark deci...

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North Carolina Church Sues to Make Same-Sex Marriage Legal

May 27, 2014

A church in North Carolina filed a lawsuit against the State of North Carolina claiming that the state violates the 14th Amendment of the Constitution...

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Building Permit Denied; Church Foreclosed

Apr 17, 2014

Keypoint:  Due diligence when purchasing assets is paramount. It is never safe to assume that you can put a church in a particular location. &nbs...

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Pastor and Wife Arrested For Counseling

Mar 26, 2014

Key point:  Each state has laws that govern the reporting of the abuse of minors to the authorities.  There are times when a pastor thr...

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Crime Committed On Church Computer

Feb 14, 2014

What's the Big Deal with Internet Use in My Church? Technology has revolutionized the way churches connect with the community.  In fact, I often...

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Love Offerings Directly to Pastor Spell IRS Trouble

Feb 05, 2014

I have often been asked if love offerings to a pastor are taxable. My answer is usually as follows. "In just about every single instance or method it ...

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Florida Court Overrules Pastor

Jul 22, 2014

Today, I want to discuss a topic that I thoroughly cover in our conferences.  That topic is the adding and removing of board members.  In 20...

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Housing Allowance Ruled Unconstitutional

Dec 02, 2013

A District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin ruled that the housing allowance violated the United States Constitution and then issued an ord...

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