Church Administration

Church Administration

The Church Administration strategist serves to help churches implement their limited resources (money, time and people) in a prioritized manner that best guides the church to achieve its mission efficiently and effectively. These resources are available to help!

To learn more about any of these resources, contact Stacy Morgan by email or by phone (318.449.4293 or 800.622.6549).

Church Document Triage

Designed to equip church leaders to “sort out” their various policy statements to ensure they are

  • Clear and understandable
  • Internally consistent
  • Concise, yet thorough
  • Reflective of current ministry practice

Conflict Resolution Strategy

The Pastoral Leadership Team has developed a comprehensive strategy to help churches prevent, resolve, and/or recover from internal conflict. A variety of resources are available to address the unique needs of churches and ministers. Contact your local director of missions or Stacy Morgan.

GuideStone Financial Resources

Financial Services guided by Christian Values

GuideStone sponsors the nation’s largest Christian-based, socially screened registered mutual fund family. We also offer a full suite of retirement, insurance, investment management, property and casualty, and executive planning services to churches, universities, hospitals and other institutions.

Reasons to Choose Guidestone

Discover more about GuideStone services at Stacy Morgan is available to assist church leaders and employees with their unique employee retirement and benefit needs.

Compensation Planning

The structure of a minister’s compensation can have a significant impact on the amount of taxes he pays. To see the annual Compensation study from Lifeway, click here. Below are some tools to help in proper compensation structure:

The Compensation Planning Guide from GuideStone Financial Resources

Housing Allowance Calculator – helps calculate what you can claim as well as estimating the fair rental value using three different methods.

Ministerial Compensation Estimator – helps estimate the tax savings that results from proper compensation structure.

Questions About Pastoral Counseling

  • Can a pastor legally provide counseling to church members? Non-members?
  • Are there limitations?
  • Can he advertise?
  • What about church hosted support groups?

Discover the answers to these and other questions about counseling in the General Policy Statement on Pastoral Counseling.

Q & A about Performing Weddings in Louisiana

Performing a Wedding in Louisiana!

  • New to ministry…new to Louisiana?
  • How do I register to perform weddings?
  • Am I eligible to perform weddings?
  • What are my responsibilities?

Find out the answers at Q & A about Performing Weddings in Louisiana.