In North America, we live in a wage-based society where individuals sustain themselves and plan for the future based on expected income. Church employees live in that same society.
While nothing is ever guaranteed, it is important for church employees to have fair compensation and knowledge of how and when that compensation can change.
Just as churches teach people to be good stewards in their finances, churches should also be good stewards in their compensation.
Here are some best practices for church employee compensation: