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3 Ways a Disorganized Leader Holds the Team Back

It is bad leadership for leaders to shrug their shoulders and laugh about their disorganized leadership.

How to Develop a Great Administrative Assistant

A great administrative assistant can become your partner and one of your most powerful assets as a leader when you work as a team.

3 Perspectives on How to Start a Church With Little to No Money

When it comes to how to start a church, two things are certain: (1) God can provide, and (2) people matter more than money.

Doubling the Value of a Pastor’s Ministry Expenses

All ministers have ministry expenses. What many churches and ministers don’t realize is the value to a church and to a minister in implementing an Accountable Reimbursement Plan for ministry expenses, especially in light of recent tax law changes.

The Top 3 Project Delivery Methods for Your Successful Building Project

One of the most crucial steps in the early stages of planning for a church building project is choosing the right project delivery method. Each delivery system has its characteristic advantages and disadvantages depending on the type and size of the project.

Four States Of Transition Management

What is missing from nearly every change process is transition management. It’s helpful to understand why a change process isn’t sufficient for most change efforts.

99 Questions When Hiring a Worship Pastor

What I have found over the years through consulting and numerous conversations with senior pastors and executive pastors is that they simply don’t know what to ask when hiring a worship pastor.

Thinking of Starting a New Ministry?

If you’ve ever dreamed of starting a new ministry, here’s some exciting news. There is an option that’s generally less expensive and a lot simpler start a new ministry. We call it a Charitable C. 

Who Qualifies for Minister Tax Status?

A common misconception about minister tax status is that it is only available to ordained ministers. The IRS criteria for church staff members to qualify for minister tax status is a lot more inclusive than you might expect.

The Absence of Trust : 4 Keys to Rebuild When It’s Broken

Trust is foundational to all communal endeavors—whether they revolve around accomplishing an organizational objective, or making a marriage work. In the absence of trust, your team cannot succeed.

Why Is Retirement So Different for Ministers?

For proper retirement planning, the first key element is that every minister should have a clergy-specific 403(b) retirement plan to preserve and maximize their amazing tax benefits. These plans are designed for ministry tax benefits and offer unique tax advantages available only to ministers.

5 Results Every Pastor and Church Desires From a Building Project

No matter what size of building project, the responsibility of your building partner is to help you navigate all the hurdles, obstacles, and challenges with as little interruption to your main focus – ministry – as possible.

Social Security and the Minister: What It Means to “Opt Out” 

Social Security issues for ministers and their ability to opt out of Social Security on their ministry income is so different than for secular employees. It’s very important to a minister’s financial future to understand Social Security and what the rules and consequences are for any action. 

10 Housing Allowance Tips for Ministers: What Ministers and Churches Need to Know

The IRS tax code allows ministers to designate part of their compensation as Housing Allowance. When understood and implemented fully, this can be a lifelong tax advantage for all ministers.

7 Types of Questions to Ask During an Interview

Every church comes to that important moment in their growth where they begin hiring staff. When a church is small, a bad hire can...

Beyond vMix – 8 Excellent Live Streaming Apps

Different broadcasters have different needs but with today’s live streaming apps, it is easy to get professional results without spending a lot of money.

Why People Do Give to Their Church… and Why They Don’t

The commands to give are clear and unambiguous. Obedience in the Christ life is always about the heart. It’s wanting to find out what God wants, and then wanting to do it. It’s the wonderful dynamic of having Him as both Forgiver and Leader.

7 Good Questions Before You Hire For An Open Position

When you hire, make it your goal to achieve greater productivity as well as the health of your staff.

The COMPLETE Church Communicator’s Toolkit

Leveraging the right set of tools can help you be more efficient and productive. So here’s a church communicator's toolkit to help you ease or even cut through the noise.

Amy Edmondson: How to Tell If Your Workplace Is Psychologically Safe

Harvard professor Amy Edmondson, author of The Fearless Organization, challenged leaders to encourage innovation and to risk “intelligent failure” during her 2020 Global Leadership Summit message.

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why...

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.

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