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IRS Denies a $65 Million Charitable Tax Deduction

Aug 24, 2017

In order for your donors to claim a tax deduction for the donations they give to your church, they must properly “substantiate” their dona...

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Appeals Court Sides with Christian T-Shirt Company

Jul 27, 2017

In recent weeks, the United States Supreme Court announced that next term (October 2017) it will hear the case involving Masterpiece Cakeshop, a Color...

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3 Questions Pastors Are Asking About Health Care

Jul 04, 2017

“The whole healthcare system is messed up. It is so complex and confusing that we are not sure where to begin.” This was the beginning of...

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How to Protect Your Ministry's Religious Liberties

Jun 27, 2017

June 26, 2017, marked two-years since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. So, what is new? Has anything really changed that you nee...

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Congress Gives New Relief to Churches

Jun 20, 2017

In recent weeks the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new hea...

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Could Hearing a Confession Cost You $10,000?

May 30, 2017

As a pastor or ministry leader, are you familiar with your state’s laws concerning your responsibility as a mandated reporter? How about the rel...

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Are There Limits on Pastoral Lunch Expenses?

Jun 01, 2017

When was the last time you treated a guest speaker or another pastor to lunch? What about lunch with another staff member? Did you purchase the lunch ...

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But I Told You That in Confidence!

May 04, 2017

Last month, Pastor Jason’s mentor (Rick) celebrated his last Sunday as pastor of the church that Jason is now leading. There were many tears and...

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Compliant Church Equals Silent Pulpit?

May 02, 2017

As I spoke recently at one of our Ultimate Church Structure Conferences, I could feel a familiar tension in the room. When pastors began seeing the ne...

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