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Give half to the church and half to missions.
How churches can be more open with their finances.
An honest letter from a Millennial believer.
Jeff Manion on taking appropriate financial risk and cultivating a generous spirit.
7 fund-raising principles for pastors.
They're in debt. They don't trust institutions. But they will give generously to your church if you approach them in the right way.
Glimpses of diverse generosity.
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This roundtable discussion focuses on the pastor's role in church capital campaigns, encouraging tithing, promoting stewardship, and how much pastors should know about the giving patterns of specific members.
How to teach generosity across the economic spectrum.
This article dismisses the idea that some people are givers and others are spenders. Both the wealthy and the poor are called to give generously.
Gary Fenton outlines five models of financial management he has observed in churches and explains why it's necessary for pastors to understand which business principles matter most to their community.
Applying several fundamental principles can take some of the uncertainty out of church finances.
Financial problems can be devastating for any church, which is why all pastors should have at least a basic understanding of budgeting principles. This helpful overview outlines the financial considerations that should be part of the budgeting process.
A diversity of giving styles are illustrated in Scripture—not just one.
Fred Smith highlights examples of giving found in the Bible, emphasizing that God has given each of us a personal style for giving.