I am a bivocational (BIVO) church planter, and it's the best decision I've ever made in my 30-year ministry career. Here's why.
What steps must a church follow if it can no longer "afford" one of its ordained pastors? Does dismissal require a congregational vote?
I'm curious what others do as far as letting people accept, or encouraging, gratuities, and also what types of workers in the church are paid and what is done on a volunteer basis.