Category: Random Churchy Stuff

Accountable Reimbursements

Another topic I regularly teach is Accountable Reimbursement Plans. I used to think of this as a pretty straight forward topic, but I’m an accountant. I think in accounting rules…debits, credits, etc. The best part of this presentation is that chart for figuring out if mileage is commuting or business. This would also be a…

Clergy Taxes

There are few things more confusing than Clergy Taxes. I do a webinar annually to train new clergy on what they should know about Clergy Taxes. I had the help of a few experienced pastors on this (Jenny Hallenbeck Orr, Karl Kroger, and Jen Tyler). Long story short, Clergy Taxes are so confusing because pastors…

Annual Conference Memories – 2017

With Annual Conference being postponed, I thought it’d be fun to post some videos from Annual Conference past. This is one from 2017. The great part of this one is that I somehow got all the data for all the US Conferences for 2006-15. It made some awesome graphs. Useful Links Annual Conference 2017: https://www.dakotasumc.org/annual-conference/archives/2017-annual-conference

Annual Conference Memories – 2014

With Annual Conference being postponed, I thought it’d be fun to post some videos from Annual Conference past. This is one from 2014. The neat thing about this one is that I’m reporting on the transition to the tithing apportionment formula. There’s a great story relating to Howard Beach UMC. Useful Links Annual Conference 2014:…