Monthly Archives: August 2013

4 Ways to Comply with CRA’s New Fundraising Guidance

In CRA’s fundraising guidance, CRA lays out its expectations for acceptable fundraising practices.1 Unacceptable fundraising can lead to sanctions or revocation of your charitable status. CCCC has several ways of helping you meet these expectations. The details of the Guidance  were discussed in a recent CCCC Bulletin article. One of the Guidance’s important features is… More

Bussey Attends Law and Religion Studies Conference in Richmond, Virginia

Last week I had the privilege of attending the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS) conference held on the campus of The College of William and Mary and on the campus of the University of Virginia.  Legal scholars from around the world gathered to present papers on their… More

We’re moving to a new URL

I want you to come fly with me to the blog’s new location. On September 3rd, CCCC launches its brand new website! I’m sooo excited! Although the CCCC’s website URL will still be cccc.org, the blog’s URL must change. For you, the move should be seamless. I will be publishing… More

Strategic choices & organizational life or death

We can all learn from the consequences of strategic choices that are most easily observable in small churches and make smart choices that will revitalize our own organizations. Most of the small churches I visited are in pretty good shape. They can’t compete with the programs and extras that come with larger churches, but in spite of their struggles most are finding ways to be successful, vibrant, and healthy. Others, however, are fighting to stay alive, at least partly due to their choices. More