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Protecting the flock is a major responsibility for all pastors and all churches. HR Bootcamp is one way to protect your church. CSBC is partnering with HR Bootcamp for a free day of HR training for any of your church leaders. So, what is it? Why is it Important? And how much will it cost…

“I am so frustrated with this AB-506 stuff, thank you so much for being a live person!” That is how my conversation began with one church office assistant named Barbara. “I went to your CSBC website, and it said to call you. I hope this is okay,” she said. “Of course, it’s okay!” I responded,…

A Q & A with CSBC Executive Director Pete Ramirez Q: Pete, why did you change the name of the “Church Revitalization Initiatives Team” to the “Church Matters Initiatives Team?“ A: Five years ago, Dr. Agee brought Ralph Neighbour to oversee the Church Revitalization Initiatives Team. Over the past five years, Dr. Neighbour has expanded…

Free Compliance Support Our friends over at Church HR Network are partnering with CSBC to provide the training and resources churches need for successful compliance and ministry! CSBC is happy to offer our churches a pre-paid HR 180 membership giving you special access to Church HR Network’s tools. Need immediate help? Contact Ralph Neighbour at…

Please read this article by our friends over at littler.com. California Labor Commissioner Issues 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Posters and FAQs, But Many Questions Remain These mandatory 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave posters must be displayed in all churches that have at least one employee (including the pastor).  We’ve uploaded them below for your reference.

Churches that improperly use their assets to intervene in the campaigns for or against candidates for public office and/or ballot measures risk losing their federal tax-exempt status under IRC Section 501(c)(3). Does this mean that pastors are prohibited from speaking on matters of politics from the pulpit? Must churches remain silent amid the chaos? Absolutely not! But there is…

Legal & Risk Management Guidance for Ministry Leaders on Navigating Religious Exemptions in Their Congregation, August 25, 2021. Have you had a congregant ask you for a signature to help them get a religious exemption for vaccines? If so, you’re not alone. While the topic is a touchy one, it is important that we address…

For the first time ever, clergy and church workers engaged in religious education, worship, and proselytizing—and who have carried debt from federal Direct student loans for at least 10 years—are now eligible to seek forgiveness through the US Department of Education’s (DOE) Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The change went into effect on July…

Max Herr, CSBC HR and Church Compliance Specialist, hosted a conversation with the team from Church Growth Services on Stewardship.

Our HR and Compliance Ministry Specialist, Max Herr, walks you through preparing your budget for 2022.