Displaying 1–20 of 649
From Performer to Pastor
An interview with gospel singer—and pastor—CeCe Winans Love
And he's focused on the men. We are an independent church, but we have an advisory board, a directors board, and a board of accountability. He leads, and I help him lead.
Confessions of a Former ‘It’ Church Pastor
We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded.
They believed I needed more accountability, too. I wanted to quit. Every sermon became a tempting venue to vent—I sought accountability to avoid doing so.
Measuring Your Church's Cash Reserves
Adequate cash reserves are necessary for a church to meet its obligations on time in spite of fluctuations in monthly revenue.
target for a church. But according to a recent Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) survey, that doesn't often pan out. While 40 percent
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
The pastor in your church will never out-preach Francis Chan, John Piper, Matt Chandler, Alistair Begg, Beth Moore, Andy Stanley, or any other pastor that you listen to through
The Success Affair
Why do so many adulterous relationships begin when ministry is going well?
visible ministry role. Find real accountability. People flock to those who are successful in ministry, but few truly question them, truly know them. Spend at
How to Woo People into God's Story
Step down from the stage and guide them in the learning experience.
with Jesus. 5. Establish consistent groups for accountability. Keep clusters of people together so they can establish connections. Encourage consistent
No Need to Downplay Your Leadership
God calls us to both humility and confidence.
to multiply. What they receive they must invest, grow, and strengthen. When accountability time comes, God says to the first two, “Well done! You have
Experts Featured in Upcoming Church Management Conference
Editorial advisors will present on employment law, health care reform, and more.
Dan Busby, president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, who wrote articles for Church Finance Today and ManagingYourChurch.com that include "For Churches
Four Steps to Form a Personal Support Group
As you minister to others, don't neglect your own need for challenge and encouragement.
extended time gives each person in the group the chance to loosen up and slow down long enough to think—something that's extremely important to accomplish accountability and to
For Churches, Only Trust Will Win Over a Skeptical Public
The ingredients for winning back people desperate for something better.
Sowers of trust. A few years ago, as I visited with church leaders from South Korea, I gently challenged them to pursue higher standards of financial practices and accountability.
Has Accountability Disappeared from the Church?
It’s no wonder we’ve lost our influence
Has Accountability Disappeared from the Church? It's no wonder we've lost our influence. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 2. 0; tweet; email; print. Merriam
Developing a Social Media Strategy
Seven ways to increase the effectiveness of your church's communication plan
met. If your goals call for a daily tweet and nothing has been tweeted in two weeks, you need a structure of accountability in place to get back on track.
Hollowed Out, Hallowed In
Leading during a time of personal trauma
member. Toddler aside, that boil needed the hot compress of all-or-nothing truth and a swift lance of accountability before we could move forward. And
Protect Students from Sexual Abuse
Churches need to develop solid boundaries and a good reporting structure.
Where there is no accountability, there is no safety. Even with all the accountability rules and procedures, no one can assure that you or one of your volunteer
IRS Commits to Auditing Churches
But details about procedures are kept secret.
IRS Commits to Auditing Churches. But details about procedures are kept secret. Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. 0; tweet. share. expand: email; print; save. 0; tweet;