Archive for March, 2015

Keeping It Legal

March 25, 2015

Promotions are one way to raise funds for your ministry, but they also can introduce some complications, especially legal problems if they aren’t organized according to federal and state laws. By following charitable gaming laws, churches can avoid difficulties when they host such promotion. Know your state laws Raffles: Raffles are more difficult to classify. Because […]

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Legal Issues For Churches

March 16, 2015

Discipline and Belief-Based Decisions While Scripture cautions Christians about suing other Christians, the number of lawsuits involving issues of church or ministry discipline and employment practices has risen in recent years. Even so, the courts have been reluctant to venture far into these areas, except under specific, well-defined circumstances. The U.S. Constitution provides churches and […]

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Flood Insurance, Do You Really Need It?

March 11, 2015

Many businesses and homeowners go without flood insurance. Some people figure the odds are low that anything will happen, while other people think that a flood is covered under their current policy. Let us correct you; unless you have added flood insurance coverage, it is excluded. We agree that the probability is low, nonetheless, it […]

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