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Public Insurance and Ministers

May 24, 2013

Key Point:  Many people think that if a minister "opts out" of Social Security  Section 1402 of the Internal Revenue Code allows a properly ...

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Why Every Church Should Start a CDC

Apr 30, 2013

In 1999, my wife and I were traveling home to South Florida from a trip to Tampa.  During our three hour ride home we were brainstorming outreach...

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Pastor and First Lady Indicted for Gambling Away Church Money

Jul 16, 2012

The former pastors of a church in Houston, TX have been arrested and charged with "aggregate theft and misapplication of fiduciary property."  Th...

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Making Easter A Time of Impact

Mar 22, 2012

How would you like to break your largest record of attendance for your church?  What would it be like to preach to a packed house, or to have doz...

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How One Pastor Paid $5,000.00 for Someone to do His Taxes

Feb 12, 2012

This is a real story about a pastor's tax return.  I am retelling it with his permission. Pastor Jose was happy that the previous year he had rec...

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The Top 10 Blogs of 2011

Jan 24, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, we compiled a list of the most read blogs of 2011.  It was wonderful to see that the most read blogs had to do with the pa...

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Merry Christmas From the StartCHURCH Family!

Dec 22, 2011

To all of the churches, ministers and leaders we have served or will serve! As the celebration of Christ's birth approaches we want to take a few mome...

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Church Momentum Killers

Sep 13, 2011

Every pastor struggles with keeping momentum.  It is a fact of life that momentum comes and goes.  However, what I have discovered is that t...

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What God Said Through the Preacher's Wife

Aug 23, 2011

The voice of your wife is one of the most important voices a pastor will ever hear.  God will tell you more about leading your church through you...

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