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This notebook contains forms that your church can use to answer legal questions, to create job applications and screen personnel policies. It also offers advice on how your church can carefully conduct its affairs under state and national laws and do so in a manner that provides some legal insulation from lawsuits.

About Keeping Your Church Out of Court

No one expects to find their church involved in a lawsuit. Churches are filled with well-meaning Christians who come together for worship, fellowship, learning and missions. Unfortunately, legal conflicts between churches and outside entities or within the church are all too common. More »

3rd Edition

The 3rd Edition of Keeping Your Church OUT of Court is now available and focuses on these and other important areas of concern for churches. More »



In conjunction with the release of the 3rd Edition, the Christian Life Commission and Bourland, Wall and Wenzel, P.C., will conduct several seminars throughout the state. These seminars will provide an overview of the manual’s content and an opportunity to ask questions. More »

Sample Pages

View sample pages of Keeping Your Church OUT of Court: Legal Issues Affecting Pastors, Staff and the Local Church. More »


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