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Tax Information Manual

Just in time for tax season, the Tax Information Manual will help guide you through the maze of filing taxes for the minister. Straightforward, with plenty of real questions and answers from people just like you for people just like you!

Church Budgeting Manual

The Church Budgeting Manual seeks to break down the church budgeting process into steps that can be followed by any congregation, regardless of size. No secret recipe will be provided that makes the process easy.

Church Financing & Construction Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide general guidance to churches as they seek financing to look beyond the surface issues to consider, and hopefully address, underlying issues as well as addresses the construction of new facilities and the potential problems involving expansion projects. 

Church Treasurer's Manual

This instructional guide is aid to Pastors and Treasurers in understanding their role in the local body. Basic guidance is given so that the treasurer can fulfill his or her responsibilities and comply with the directives provided in the Church of God Minutes.

Minister's Compensation Manual

This simple to read guide provides step-by-step directions to the church and the pastor on setting up a compensation package that meets the requirements of the General Assembly Minutes and the Internal Revenue Code.

The Church as Tax Payer Manual

 This manual is to give ministers and church officials the foundational material for understanding the applicable tax laws that apply to churches.

Minister's Retirement Plan Summary

The Minster's Retirement Plan summary provides an easy to read explanation of all benefits of participating in the Minsters' Retirement Plan. Information concerning contributions, withdrawals, disability, death of participants, as well as a variety of other issues, are addressed in the summary.

Church Loan Fund Policy Manual

The Church Loan Fund, Inc. makes loans to Church of God congregations across America. This policy manual details the process and requirements for obtaining a loan from the Church Loan Fund, Inc. All questions concerning the loan process should be answered within these few pages.

Church Reporting Made Easy

Churches and nonprofit organizations continue to be faced with a plethora of tax and finance developments. A summary of some of the more significant developments follow.

IRS Tax Guide for Churches 

This publication explains the benefits and the responsibilities under the federal tax system for churches and religious organizations.

Ministers' Taxes Made Easy

Clergy continue to be faced with a plethora of tax and finance developments. A summary of some of the more significant developments follow.

IRS Charitable Contributions

IRS Publication 1771, Charitable Contributions—Substantiation and Disclosure Requirements, explains the federal tax law for organizations such as charities and churches that receive tax-deductible charitable contributions and for taxpayers who make contributions.

Coach's Corner -  Ministry Training and Enrichment

The Leading From Your Strengths Profile is a 21-page word picture of your strengths. With over 19,860 unique profiles that are fully interpreted and delivered instantly. Click here to see a sample profile.

God created you and each member of your team with unique strengths and has placed you together to build His Kingdom. The problem is, until now, leaders have not had a simple way to capture these unique strengths in a meaningful way – this is at the heart of leading from your strengths.

Leading From Your Strengths Profiles empower Christian leaders, churches, and ministries to take this step – to discover your God-given strengths, to lead from your strengths, and be stronger for it individually and together.

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell? ~ 1 Corinthians 12:17

Different by Design is a 7 week interactive small group curriculum designed to help couples learn, and apply, tangible insights into building oneness in their marriages. Click here to view the curriculum.

God created you and your spouse with unique strengths and has placed you together. The problem is, until now, couples have not had a simple way to capture these unique strengths in a meaningful way.

Marriage Insights Profiles empower Christian couples to take this step – to discover and use your God-given strengths, to value your spouse’s strengths, and to build oneness.

Whether you are looking to enrich your marriage or are struggling in a difficult marriage – don’t just survive. Both of you can thrive.

But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him.
~ Genesis 2:20

Dr. Bryan Cutshall is a conference speaker, teacher, and church consultant. He is the founder and President of Church Trainer, a resource ministry for ministers and leaders. He is also the Chancellor for the International School of the Word (ISOW), an online Bible School partnered with Perry Stone Ministries. He has authored over 47 books, including numerous training manuals for churches. He previously served as the Lead Pastor of Twin Rivers Worship Center in St. Louis, Missouri for 27 years. Under his leadership, the church grew from just 52 members to one of the most relevant megachurches in the Midwestern USA. Dr. Cutshall has served on Lee University boards, the International Executive Council of the Church of God, mayors’ councils, as well as many additional boards and committees in his community.

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