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Evangelical Giving Holds Steady Despite Tax Reform
Though far fewer Americans are writing off charitable donations, most ministries reported stable giving last year. Denominations saw the biggest decline.
The Christian Roots of the Fair Trade MovementSubscriber Access Only
Beneath the buzzwords around sustainability, transparency, and ethical sourcing we find something far more important than consumerism: Christ-centered love for our neighbors.
Pastors Don’t Do It For The Money, But Having Enough to Retire Would Be Nice
Bless Your Pastor campaign raises awareness around the financial strains of ministry.
Church Planting Series: How Can Your Church Get Involved in Church Planting?
While planning is key, there are a variety of imaginative ways to begin.
The Righteous Gemstones Shines Its Satire on a Televangelist Empire
For Christians, is the irreverent, unrighteous HBO comedy a laughing matter?
How US Churches Cover Millions in Medical DebtSubscriber Access Only
A nonprofit helps even modestly sized congregations take on their neighbors’ unpaid bills.
The Turbulent Calling of Bivocational MinistrySubscriber Access Only
Three honest stories about its rewards and challenges.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 4 - Live Off of Less
Leaders must continually evaluate what they can do without.
ECFA Faces Scrutiny Over Harvest Investigation
The delayed penalties for James MacDonald’s church have some evangelicals challenging the financial watchdog’s role and others defending it.
South Pacific Churches Targeted in Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Scam
High-tech con used trusted pastors in Samoa and New Zealand to trick hundreds of congregants into investments that have gone nowhere.
ECFA Revokes Harvest Bible Chapel’s Membership
(UPDATED) Under James MacDonald, Chicago-area megachurch was in “serious violation” of 4 out of 7 stewardship standards, says Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.
Gospel for Asia Settles Lawsuit with $37 Million Refund to Donors
Major ministry ends class action with no acknowledgment of guilt and gives board seat to plaintiff.
Saving RetirementSubscriber Access Only
Growing old is not what it used to be. For millions of retirees, that may actually be good news.
Why a ‘Health and Wealth’ Approach to Scripture Leaves Us More Depressed
Sociologists: The sick and poor are more likely to seek blessings through Bible-reading.
The Hard Truth About Pastors’ Pay
Why figuring out fair compensation for ministry leaders is difficult.
David Jang’s Christian University Charged in $35 Million Fraud Scheme
Manhattan DA’s case involving the former heads of Newsweek and the Christian Post expands to include Olivet University.
God Called Me to Quit My Job. But Did I Trust Him Without a Paycheck?
A round-the-world research trip is teaching me the power of God's provision.
The Pastor’s Pay in 2019 and BeyondSubscriber Access Only
Emerging trends for how the ministers of today and tomorrow will be compensated.
The Embodied Church in a Digital Age
Should we cheer or moan when online churches perform virtual baptisms?
The Best Way To Reduce Money Problems In A Local Church
When a church is making disciples a whole lot of problems get better or go away entirely – including finances.
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