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Ordinations Under Fire in Tennessee

Jul 18, 2019

What makes an ordination legal and valid?  Currently, the state of Tennessee is challenging this question by passing a law that would put some r...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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5 Steps to Legally Start a Church

Jan 29, 2019

What does it take to start a church or ministry?  It may seem simple at first. But once you factor in all the paperwork, legal procedures, and f...

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Pastors Discover They Owe IRS Thousands of Dollars

Jan 17, 2019

The relationship between church members and their pastor is special. Pastors often serve long hours and make themselves available at a moment’s ...

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What Churches Should Know Before Supporting Missions

Dec 11, 2018

Are you aware that there are rules governing how a church, ministry, and even a for-profit business can participate in overseas activities?  If ...

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5 Questions for Leaders to Make the Most out of 2019

Dec 06, 2018

As we prepare to tear the final days off the 2018 calendar, for many pastors and ministry leaders, there is a renewed sense of hope for what 2019 will...

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The 2018 Ultimate Year End Checklist for Church Leaders

Nov 27, 2018

As the holidays approach, it’s also a new season for many churches—the start of a new year.  This is an amazing time to reflect on a...

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