Can a Pastor Negotiate Their Salary? | Guest: Thom Rainer

Episode #43
May 19, 2021

In this episode, Thom Rainer joins Art to answer some FAMQ (Frequently Asked Money Questions) of ministers. Art also announces a new giveaway from SecureGive.

Here are the questions we answer:

Question 1: We often discuss the difference between a pastor’s salary and the pastor’s compensation package. What is the difference and why is it important for a pastor to understand the difference?

Question 2: Before taking a pastoral position, can a pastor negotiate the salary? How should he go about doing that?

Question 3: Housing allowances are a big deal for ministers. What is a housing allowance and how can a minister take full advantage of it?

Question 4: Give me your 3 biggest future financial concerns for pastors.

Additional Notes:

The Essential Emergency Binder

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