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Calculating the dollars of a salary and benefits package or knowing if a job offer is fair are only part of the compensation process. Learn more about housing allowances, required and best practices for hiring and compensating church staff, and understanding basic personal finances. Here, we've brought together our best articles and resources on these topics.

Setting Compensation

Working for "Peanuts"
Working for "Peanuts"
One pastor shares his salary story.
Six Key Elements to Setting Church Compensation
Learn how these components can help set fair, data-driven compensation for church staff

Managing a Job Offer

Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive Pay
Why Churches Need to Strive for Fair, Competitive PaySubscriber access only
Outlook seems brighter, but challenges with gender and other factors remain.

Managing My Finances

Monitoring Spending to Save More
Created by Ronald Blue Trust
Monitoring Spending to Save MoreSubscriber access only

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