Author: Jeff Pospisil

Having been enmeshed in the church financial world since 2003, I'm trying to share some of what I'm learning. I'm also happily married with three kids. Weekly I forget my age to play co-ed volleyball.

Is it Commuting or Business Miles?

A lot of churches reimburse mileage for their pastor. Pastors can put on quite a few miles…especially if they serve multiple churches. Mileage can actually be a major part of the budget. One of the issues is knowing the difference between commuting miles and business miles because commuting is not reimbursable. I took my info…

Paying a Lay Employee…manually

Like I said in a previous post, payroll is the most intimidating part of being a church treasurer. What makes it worse is that most churches just a handful of employees…maybe a part-time custodian and secretary. It just doesn’t make financial sense to shell out much for payroll software when your payroll is minimal. Without…