A blind Hindu, an elephant — and a social media policy?

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John Saxe’s short poem, “The Blind Men and the Elephant,” poignantly describes an important truth about how one’s point of view

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Health care reform compliance guide

Is your church prepared to meet the new requirements?

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Keeping an eye on health care regulations

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Health care reform changed many of the rules. So, make sure your church is following the current rulebook.

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Know your land use rights

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An attorney drills down on the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).

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Tax issues in clergy compensation

Compensation planning for clergy and other church staff presents several unique tax issues that aren’t well understood by many church leaders and their advisers. Here are three quick key considerations when structuring compensation plans: 1.) Salary. The most basic component of church staff compensation is salary. There are two important considerations to keep in mind […]

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Getting staff in correct ‘class’

By David Middlebrook Deciding whether an individual worker is an employee or independent contractor is an increasingly important decision and deserves every church and ministry’s full attention. It is often tempting for churches and ministries to classify workers as independent contractors so as to avoid paying employment and payroll taxes and providing employee benefits and […]

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Church ripe for conflict?

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True shepherd-leaders champion humility for a position of church leadership.

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How to avoid a defamation lawsuit

The extensive use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, streaming sermon videos, podcasts and blogging, has placed many churches into a public arena with potential legal and public relations consequences.

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What’s next for health care reform?

The Supreme Court decision on the Obama health care reform

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Benevolence: The right help given the right way

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Churches are in the charity business.

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