Senior Deductions

The Secret Way Seniors Can Keep Deducting Gifts to Charity.
Millions of Americans will no longer get tax deductions for their charitable donations this year. But givers age 70½ or older often have a great way to get around this change. Read article.


Why a Black Pastor Feels Called to a White Church
The Reverend Christopher Lee is the first black clergy member Avondale has ever hired. He believes that being the only black person in the room is part of his calling.
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Leadership Communications

Sharpening Your Communication Skills
Many of our church leaders have told me that they want to improve the communications process at the church. One way is to listen to the podcast on this page.

The Journey of Your Money at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces

Your Money and Our Church
Rev. Xolani explains the journey of your money at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces. Read the article.

14 Traits of Effective Church Leaders

14 Traits of Effective Church Leaders
The term leadership is defined as “the ability to lead; an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction.” Church leadership is about how we behave, communicate and manage others. This article lays out 14 desirable traits for church leaders. Read the article.