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Christian Orgs Labeled Hate Groups on Top Charity Site
(UPDATED) GuideStar adopts and then drops Southern Poverty Law Center’s controversial designations.
of nonprofits impacted by the new policy have accused the site of favoring the SPLC's agenda over GuideStar's role as a neutral source of information for people researching charities.
God Loves a Cheerful Itemizer
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver
Here's what an ECFA survey of 16,500 donors to 17 evangelical ministries learned about generosity.
Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver. 1 of 9. Research.
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
Refugee host countries (typically including government resettlement, charities, and non-governmental agencies) look to fulfill a global obligation for gathering the vulnerable into a place
Charity Navigator's Overhead OverhaulSubscriber Access Only
New charity guidelines put ‘support expenses’ in a better light.
That reassurance is necessary because a third of US donors believe charities can't be trusted to handle money well, according to a Chronicle of Philanthropy poll.
Here’s Where Evangelicals Are Giving the Most and Least
For Giving Tuesday, ECFA analyzes the finances of 1,800 ministries.
While the multi-million dollar tally of Giving Tuesday donations will take time to compile, we already know which kinds of charities are most favored by American evangelicals.
Richard Stearns Is Leaving World Vision
Longest-serving leader will retire this year with Christian relief organization poised to help millions more than before.
After two decades as president of one of America's largest charities, Richard Stearns has announced his plans to retire from World Vision at the end of 2018.
Gleanings: December 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our December issue).
that the National Day of Prayer was unconstitutional. Tax proposals could cost charities bigly. The Trump administration's proposal to double the standard
What Current, Past, and ‘Never’ Child Sponsors Think
Survey finds one of America’s most popular forms of ministry remains misunderstood.
As charities roll out Christmas giving catalogs, some will ask for a longer commitment than a one-time December gift of a goat or cow for a needy family.
FEMA: Churches Flooded by Harvey Can Receive Aid
Agency revises guidelines due to last year's biggest Supreme Court religious freedom case.
“We will watch carefully to make sure that FEMA's new policy is implemented to provide equal treatment for churches and synagogues alongside other charities.”.
Why #GivingTuesday Donations Could Drop Dramatically Next Year
Evangelical leaders warn of ‘devastating’ impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Evangelical leaders warn of 'devastating' impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and ChurchesSubscriber Access Only
A summary from Leadership Journal
Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches. A summary from Leadership Journal. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email;
Religion Boosts US Economy More Than Apple, Amazon, and Google Combined
Study offers best estimate yet of the 'value of faith' in America: $1.2 trillion.
estimate takes into account only the revenues of faith-based organizations falling into several sectors: education, healthcare, local congregational activities, charities, media, and food
Secrets of Effective GivingSubscriber Access Only
Here's when and how you can best help the poor.
Secrets of Effective Giving. Here's when and how you can best help the poor. Bruce Wydick| November 27, 2017. Image: Stuart Fisher. Ryan Loofbourrow
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd SamaritansSubscriber Access Only
We’re learning more than ever about good giving.
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd Samaritans. We're learning more than ever about good giving. Andy Olsen| November 27, 2017. One of my favorite
Cover Story: Blessed Are the HandoutsSubscriber Access Only
Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached.
Cover Story: Blessed Are the Handouts. Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached. Bruce Wydick
Your Tithe Doesn’t Have to Go to Your Church, Most Leaders Say
But for many Christians, it may be a moot point.
But for many Christians, it may be a moot point.
Canada’s First Christian Law School Pleads Case to Supreme Court
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University—and for religious freedom in general.
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University— and for religious freedom in general.
Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor
How can your family, and your church, be more generous this holiday season?
Scott serves churches and charities in fundraising, estate planning, and stewardship services, so in a sense, we've practically gone "pro" with the topic of giving.
International Adoptions Drop to New Low as Evangelical Funding Spikes
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
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Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
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