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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.
Are Churches "Lousy Employers?"
Are Churches "Lousy Employers?"
How leaders can shift perceptions through fair salaries and stronger job descriptions.
Self-Care: How to Practice Self-Care and Avoid Ministry Burnout
Self-Care: How to Practice Self-Care and Avoid Ministry Burnout
What are the signs of ministry burnout? And how can you avoid it?
How Will COVID-19 Impact Church Compensation in 2021?
How Will COVID-19 Impact Church Compensation in 2021?
Churches face a K-shaped recovery in 2021.
Staff Care: How to Prevent Ministry Burnout Among Church Staff
Staff Care: How to Prevent Ministry Burnout Among Church StaffSubscriber access only
What can employers do to prevent burnout among staff?
What Should Severance Packages Include?
What Should Severance Packages Include?
What should churches include and how much?
How to Downsize Your Church Staff with Dignity (Webinar)
How to Downsize Your Church Staff with Dignity (Webinar)
Many churches are evaluating staff and restructuring.
How to Avoid the Dangers of Debt
How to Avoid the Dangers of DebtSubscriber access only
Everyone seems to be using credit which only adds to the desire to spend now and pay later. Is this wise?
5 Surprising Insights from the 2019 Youth Pastor Compensation Survey Results
5 Surprising Insights from the 2019 Youth Pastor Compensation Survey ResultsSubscriber access only
Churches are notorious for overworking and underpaying youth pastors. And staff turnover in one way or another is tied to compensation.

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