Finance

Salary Administration Plan

XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church—items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and policies. Below is the Salary Administration Plan for Kempsville Presbyterian Church of […]

Sexual Abuse Safety Issues in Ministry

In recent years, our society has begun to understand the widespread nature of child sexual abuse. Studies indicate that one female child out of every three and one male child out of seven will be […]

2016-10-12T11:01:17-05:00By |Legal|

Making Unusual Generosity the New Normal

There it was again … a passionate group of church leaders explaining how their exciting vision stalled in the thick mud of financial shortfalls. Their vision exploded with innovation, precision, and compelling results. The financial […]

2016-10-12T11:01:20-05:00By |Generosity|

Liquidity: How Much is Enough?

We have all either heard or uttered the phrase, “How much is enough?” and the answer always seems to be, “Just a little bit more!” For ministries, resources are limited. Determining how much liquidity is […]

2016-10-12T11:01:36-05:00By |Banking, Cutting Budgets|

Handling Cash

Consider the following scenarios:  (1) A newspaper headline reads: “Sticky Fingered Deacon Pads Wallet with Offering Plate Funds.” Nobody wants this humiliating portrayal of their church to appear in the paper. (2) A senior pastor dreads […]

2016-10-12T11:01:36-05:00By |Audits, Banking, Legal|

Financial Statements Matter

“What is more, he (Titus) was chosen by the churches to accompany us as we carry the offering, which we administer in order to honor the Lord himself and to show our eagerness to help. […]

2016-10-12T11:01:36-05:00By |Audits, Banking|

Is Your Data Secure?

Think for a moment. Where do you keep information about your congregants or donors? In an Excel file on someone’s desktop computer? An Access database housed on your laptop? If someone were to steal your […]

2016-10-12T11:01:36-05:00By |Audits, Banking, Legal|

Webcasting Church Services

Imagine holding Sunday services with an unlimited number of available seats. Imagine those seats being accessible to anyone, anywhere in the United States or world. Surprisingly, these days it’s easy to turn those dreams into […]

2016-10-12T11:01:41-05:00By |Communications, Legal|

Blogging and Facebook Policy

These days it seems everyone is pushing you towards blogging, Facebook and Twitter. Whether for professional or personal reasons, it can be wise to take advantage of these emerging social networking opportunities. However, there can […]

2016-10-12T11:01:41-05:00By |All Policies, Communications, Legal|
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