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How We Raised Over $40,000 in Three Months

May 07, 2012

My wife and I always had big dreams for our outreach ministry. We wanted to maximize all of our opportunities to engage our community, both Christian...

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Compensation for past years!

Jun 15, 2009

Last week we briefly covered the issue of compensating pastors for previous, un-paid years of service, and that it is perfectly legal to do so. This ...

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Our church has made a few mistakes. What can we do about them?

Jun 11, 2009

What to do about past mistakes! Many churches that we serve have made mistakes in the the past and are wondering what they can do to correct them. The...

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Can the church pay for the pastor's cell phone bill?

Jun 08, 2009

Most churches pay for the pastor's cell phone bill!  Is that really allowed? A common practice that I see going on in many churches today is the ...

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A Lesson on the Housing Allowance! Part 2

Apr 28, 2009

Setting up the Housing Allowance After reading part 1 of this series you may feel a little lost. Although Congress made changes to the Housing Allowa...

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A Lesson on the Housing Allowance! Part One

Apr 23, 2009

The Housing Allowance is one of the best tax saving benefits that exists for pastors. Every pastor in America, whether or not he or she is on salary ...

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Are You Really Legally Ordained

Apr 23, 2009

We, at StartCHURCH, have always encouraged every church in America to have its own licensing and ordination program. Whether your church has been aro...

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How to Decrease the Chance of a Personal Lawsuit Against the Pastor and Board!

Apr 21, 2009

We are living in a time and era when lawsuits against churches have increased over 2,000 percent since 1992.   Litigating attorneys have fou...

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Tax Court Rules a Pastor's Pass Through Gifts as Taxable Income!

Mar 20, 2009

The IRS told a pastor that the love offerings given to him by members of the church were taxable. In disagreement, he sued the IRS in tax court statin...

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