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How to Start the Salary Negotiation Process
Tips for approaching conversations about compensation.
expand: email; print; save. 0; tweet; email; print. Church staff and pastors are often great at dealing with people, but they aren't always great at dealing with money.
9 Ways to Reverse a Downward Giving Trend
The Bible is full of great teaching about stewardship and generosity, but we must always remember that God's Word is not as concerned with our money as with our hearts.
Retirement Savings and the Rule of 72s
What pastors and church staff can learn about the power of compounding.
Pastors and church staff often are overwhelmed by the thought of setting aside money for their future retirements. It's remarkable how that money will grow over 20, 25, or more years.
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
print. The gospels attest that Jesus talked a lot about money. Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables found in the gospels deal with handling money and possessions.
9 Ways To Reverse A Downward Giving Trend In An Otherwise Healthy Church
Even people who love the church and are fully committed to its mission are not giving as much as they once did.
Do what you love and the money will take care of itself. We must never limit our financial teaching to trying to get more money out of people's pockets. That always ends badly.
The Top 10 Church Management Articles of 2017
Immigration law, hurricane response, the housing allowance: what readers kept clicking on this year.
6. “Financial Fraud in Churches: A Major Risk in 2017” by Thom Rainer and Jonathan Howe. Why church leaders should assess the way they collect and record money.
How to Serve Your City When You Aren’t a Megachurch
Our resources are limited, but that hasn’t stopped us.
We had raised a little money, and we wanted to use it to serve the city without any fanfare. Without knowing how much money or genuine interest we had, he offered a few possibilities.
5 Tips to Increase Giving This Summer
Practical ways to encourage donations during these typically slower months.
The common worry is that no one likes to be told how to use their money. People love to see the difference their money is making in the world around them.
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
Religious giving is weakening in our churches. Building a culture of generosity is not primarily a “budget enhancement” program to get more money for the church.
How to Recognize and Confront Fraud
Two telltale signs, and the best and worst ways to respond to suspected stealing.
a timely manner. From there, depending on the extent, suspected amounts of money, and how long it's been occurring, seek legal counsel. The worst