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Archive for May, 2019

Hiring Staff for Your Ministry

Why and How You Should Ask About Work Authorization Churches and religious organizations have been hiring (sometimes inadvertently) foreign nationals to work in their organizations for years. Whether or not you are actively considering hiring foreign workers you need to be aware that when you recruit (whether actively or inadvertently) for a position in your […]

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Raising Funds for Short-term Mission Trips

Summer is just around the corner and many churches and mission organizations have begun putting together short-term mission trip opportunities for their congregations and donors. Whether it is spending several weeks in the inner city ministering to the homeless or sharing the Gospel in a foreign country where you don’t know the language, the experience […]

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Ministerial Housing Allowance Ruled Constitutional

On March 15, 2019 in a widely anticipated opinion the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously reversed a lower federal district court, which had ruled in late 2017 against the longstanding housing allowance for ministers. In reversing the lower court decision the appeals court likened the ministers’ housing allowance to other similar benefits in […]

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