Hey Fletch … A Friend and “Church Doctor”2019-07-23T21:52:41-05:00

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From the Hey Fletch Archive

How Can We Do a ‘Love Offering’

Monday, May 6, 2019 Hey Fletch … We occasionally receive love offerings for our senior pastor and other staff members. How should we handle these gifts? DRF—There are so many questions floating out there about restricted gifts to churches. I’ve consulted with my friend Dan Busby, President of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Here are his thoughts. Dan—The phrase ‘love offerings’ does not appear in the federal income tax code or Treasury Regulations. It [...]

Registered Agents with Our State

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Hey Fletch … I would like to say that the XPastor website is awesome! My church has changed the treasurer for the church. Is it necessary to make an amendment with the State of Texas?  DRF—Most states require someone to be the registered agent for the church. Some states require several officers, such as the treasurer, to also be listed with their records. Texas requires a registered agent. Here is [...]

Church Problems and a Senior Pastor Candidate

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Hey Fletch …  We have some serious problems at the church and are also interviewing a senior pastor candidate. Should we tell the candidate about our big issues before or after he has accepted a job? If I tell him, he may not come. If I do not tell him, later he will ask why the problems were not shared. DRF—I would suggest having a frank conversation as soon as [...]

Building Campaign that Falls Short

Monday, April 29, 2019 Hey Fletch … Two years ago we launched a building campaign for our church, but we fell short of our goals. Now the board has decided not to expand the building, but rather to use the gifts to cover deferred maintenance on our facilities. Are there any issues here? DRF—There are so many questions floating out there about restricted gifts to churches. I’ve consulted with my friend Dan Busby, President [...]

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