All posts from “disaster relief”

Monday Church Management Roundup: 2/17/14

February 17, 2014 8:00 AM

Avoid meeting misfires. "This case illustrates the importance of compliance with notice provisions in employment contracts, bylaws, and applicable nonprofit corporation law. It is a good practice for church leaders to be familiar with these provisions in advance of...

Colorado Flooding, and How Not to Help in a Disaster

September 13, 2013 1:35 PM

Yesterday morning, my friend, Wes, a youth pastor in Longmont, Colorado, posted this update on his Facebook feed: "I've got 4-wheel drive, a dog, and an open day. If anyone needs help with flooding issues, let me know. Would...

The Top 12 Tax Scams for 2013

April 8, 2013 8:00 AM

The IRS recently released its annual list of the "dirty dozen" tax scams. Knowing about these scams can help church leaders avoid falling into these traps. Identity theft and phishing are still the top two, and many of the...

Responding to Hurricane Sandy: Part 2

November 5, 2012 8:00 AM

This is the second of two posts on responding to Hurricane Sandy and similar disasters. You can read Part 1 (covering church closure response, shelters, preparing relief workers, and more) here. As of November 1, estimates of the total...

Responding to Hurricane Sandy: Part 1

November 2, 2012 8:00 AM

According to New Jersey news source NJ.com, residents of Rockaway, New Jersey “might have wanted to close their eyes as they passed First Presbyterian Church Tuesday. “Hurricane Sandy ripped the steeple off the roof, flipped it and stuck it...