From my experience with past storms…

Content is written by Rev. Mike Hunter Recent events on the Texas Gulf Coast due to Hurricane Harvey reminds me of my time-serving churches affected by Katrina, Rita, and Ike almost a decade ago. Safety first. Don’t put your staff and members in harm’s way. Be safe and support your staff in finding safety until it … Read more

How to: Choose a Financial Reporting Tool

Content by Rev. Micah James, CCA Finances – an unavoidable part of the stewardship and administration of ministry. We need to be able to communicate them in a transparent and accessible way to our community. For years congregations have been using many tools to communicate the resources gathered for and used in ministry. Before we … Read more

Question: How will oil prices affect charitable giving?

Content by Rev. Micah James, CCA If you have turned on the news lately, you have seen the reports about falling oil prices. As of this post (January 9th, 2016), the price is $33.16 a barrel for crude oil. (NASDAQ) One of the questions I continue to hear around my community (and many others in … Read more

QUESTION: What about health care reimbursements?

I recently was asked about the ACA and the rules on reimbursing premiums. While I am not a health care expert or ACA lawyer, I did find some articles that proved helpful on the subject.  I offer them to you for your awareness and knowledge. – Micah FORBES – Penalties Await Employers IRS –  Guidance on the … Read more

Your Questions Answered #2

Question: How best do I formulate a job description for church employees? Answer: Job descriptions are important tools, when they are written correctly. These descriptions can aid in the recruitment, evaluation and growth of staff. By having a document that is both specific and flexible, you can help your employees know exactly what is expected of them. … Read more