Entries by Stacy Morgan

Important Church Tax Notice

New IRS insurance rules effective July 1, 2015 could result in heavy excise taxes for your church ($100 per day per employee). A flowchart is available to help your church check compliance. Download the flowchart below. For more information contact Stacy Morgan stacy.morgan@louisianabaptists.org in the Pastoral Leadership Office.

2014 Lifeway Compensation Study

The 2014 Compensation Study has been released by LifeWay. Churches personnel and administrative teams will find this resource helpful as they access the salaries of Pastors in southern Baptist Churches. It is uniquely Southern Baptist. All responses included in the survey are for ministers and employees of SBC churches. It is free. The participating state […]

Shepherd’s Rest Ministry

Spiritual burnout of pastors is a genuine area of concern for churches. The Shepherd’s Rest provides the resources necessary for: The pastor to take a brief sabbatical of up to four Sundays Pastoral oversight of the church in his absence at little to no cost to the church An extended season of rest for Holy […]

Ways to Love Your Pastor

“And we urge you, brethren, to recognize those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake.” 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 Your pastor, staff, and their families are important to your church’s future health. Knowing that they are loved and […]

Mission: Dignity

God’s promise to provide for His faithful servants, and our opportunity to act on that promise, are at the heart of the Mission:Dignity ministry. Mission:Dignity currently helps almost 2,000 retired SBC ministers, workers or their widows by providing monthly income to qualified recipients and pays out more than $6.5 million annually in assistance. The majority […]

Church Tax Video 2013 Now Available

The Church Tax Video 2013 is now available! Reflects over 60 years collective experience in church finances and IRS audit policy Over four hours of video instruction 120+ page workbook in pdf format Completed sample forms Has helped Louisiana Baptist churches since 2009 (“Fixing Your Church’s Finances) Includes Louisiana-specific tax forms Recommended for ministers, treasurers, […]