LeaderCare and Church Health

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The Office of LeaderCare and Church Administration endeavors to assist Alabama Baptist churches, their leaders and their administrators as they lead, proclaim, train and administer.  We work to assist Alabama Baptist churches and associations to be on the leading edge of training and development of current and future leaders in order to fulfill the Great Commission and grow healthier churches.

In addition we are here to help your church in tax issues for your church and ministers; minister compensation planning; salaries; housing allowance; benefits; retirement planning; financial issues; church and employee insurance; legal issues involving compensation and employees.

Visit our resources area for information about the most recent salary studies, conferences and training opportunities and church administrator resources.

Missionary Staff –
Mike Jackson – full bio
toll free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 263
direct 334-613-2263

Lee Wrightfull bio
toll free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 241
direct 334-613-2241

Daniel Wilson – full bio
toll-free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 342
direct 334-613-2342

Ministry Assistant –
Debbie Dickey
toll free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 218
direct 334-613-2218

Nancy Cornett
toll free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 208
direct 334-613-2208

Linda Hicks
toll free 1-800-264-1225, ext. 263
direct 334-613-2263

Observations about the 2018 Layman’s Salary Study

The 2018-2019 Layman’s Salary Study is available now at alsbom.org/ccs. Click on the Resources tab. To obtain more data concerning a particular position, click on the national study at the same website. There you can select one state, certain [...]

By | October 18th, 2018|Categories: Church Compensation|0 Comments

Most Important Tax News for Church Planters

We, here at your State Board of Missions, seek to provide helpful assistance to each and every pastor/planter in Alabama. Lee Wright, one of your fellow state missionaries, and I were discussing the new tax [...]

By | August 30th, 2018|Categories: Church Administration, Church Compensation, Church Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Financial Q&A for the Bivocational Pastor

The number one financial question among bivocational pastors is "Can all my income be in housing allowance?” Answer: “Yes, if that is appropriate for your situation.” The average bivocational pastor in Alabama makes about $19,000 [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: Bivocational Ministry, Church Compensation, Leadercare, Leadership, News|0 Comments

Most Important Tax News in a Generation

Many church members believe that the pastor is self-employed. Many churches treat the pastor as self-employed concerning compensation and taxes. But the truth is that the minister serving a church is self-employed concerning Social Security [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: Church Compensation, Leadercare, Leadership, News|0 Comments

Church leaders urged to be wise managers of Lord’s money, educated on tax laws

It’s the Lord’s money and church leaders need to use it wisely, said Lee Wright, coordinator of church compensation services for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. Wright speaks on this topic often. In [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Church Compensation, Leadercare, Leadership, News|0 Comments

Important IRS News for Churches

There are 2 pieces of information important to church staff and church treasurers as we begin the new year.  See IRS.gov, then click on the news tab. IRS mileage rate for 2018 Beginning on Jan. 1, [...]

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: Church Compensation, Leadercare, Leadership|0 Comments
Jan 10

Church Tax Conference

January 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jan 15

Church Tax Conference

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jan 22

Church Tax Conference

January 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jan 24

Church Tax Conference

January 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jan 29

Church Tax Conference

January 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Feb 05

Minister’s Tax Conference

February 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 08

Bivocational Minister/Spouse Retreat

February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Feb 12

Minister’s Tax Conference

February 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 14

Minister’s Tax Conference

February 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 19

Minister’s Tax Conference

February 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm