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August 28, 2018

ISC celebrated its 30th year this summer in Memphis! Catch the highlights in less than 8 minutes. Christian Music Hall of Fame member, Bruce Carroll, starts us off with a time of corporate worship and classic Christian hits. Next, Marine, Actor and Pastor – Ken Bevel, opens his Bible to Revelation chapter 2 and urges ministry workers not…

kids-influencers

August 27, 2018

Most churchgoing Protestant parents of young adults say their kids grew up to be Christians. But half of them don’t actually practice the Christian faith, their parents say. Those are among the findings of a new study among Protestant churchgoers about parenting and spirituality from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. The study was sponsored by LifeWay Kids…

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August 24, 2018

By Elaine and Frank Sommerville A new definition of unrelated business income created through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has the nonprofit community, including the church community, buzzing with a mixture of rumors and facts regarding potential new tax liabilities and filing responsibilities. While there are differing opinions on the matter, we…

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August 22, 2018

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. A number of years ago I was contacted by a pastor wanting to know how he could log in to their accounting application.  I told him that his church accountant could give him access.  His answer?  “She will not let me look at…

Amazon_FutureOfChurches

August 20, 2018

Amazon’s net sales for 2016 total $136 billion. Yes, you read that correctly. That’s billion with a “b.” A majority of their sales are generated through e-retail sales of electronics and other products. They have more than 310 million active customer accounts worldwide. Many people will walk through a mall these days and then find…