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How I Overcame My Dread Of Talking About Money From The Pulpit
Why should our approach to meeting financial challenges be any different than our approach to meeting every other challenge?
Money And The Small Church: Job One – Don’t Spend More Than You Bring In
You can’t spend your way into church growth, congregational health or kingdom impact.
Money And The Small Church: 3 Reasons We Must Talk About It (New Series)
While having money is no guarantee of church success or health, poor money management will always undermine good ministry. We have to get better at this.
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.
4 Assumptions Pastors Can No Longer Make About Church Giving Patterns
While it’s still  true that people stop or slow their giving when they’re unhappy, that is no longer the only reason for a drop in giving.
The Church Is Stronger When Small Congregations Are Encouraged, Resourced And Engaged
When their concerns are heard and addressed, small congregations get healthier, and the entire church is stronger.
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
Churches No Longer Face Overtime Pay Increase
Does mandated time-and-a-half help or hurt ministries? Experts weigh in.
What Are You Improving At Your Church Right Now?
The mission of the church is too important for any congregation to settle for business as usual.
If You're Going To Do Church That Way, Do It Well
Churches don’t become great by adding more programs. They get better at the ones they already have.
What Tech Should My Church Get? Subscriber access only
A hasty technology purchase can cost you big time down the road.
Bearing Burdens After Obamacare: The Future of Christian Healthcare Sharing Subscriber access only
The Affordable Care Act put Christian insurance alternatives on the map. What happens to them when it goes away?
CT Pastors' Top 16 Articles of 2016
From ministry temptations to high callings, here is this year's best training and wisdom for pastors.
Guard Your Study Time with a Blowtorch
…and other strategies for becoming a Pastor Theologian.
What I Wish I Had Known about Stewardship
Five insights that changed my awkward relationship with this core part of the Christian life and church ministry.
Are You Pushing Pastors to Build Bigger Churches? Please Catch Us When We Fall
Many pastors feel pushed to grow, but they don’t feel like they get the help they need from church leaders when that growth fails to materialize.
Governing God's House: How 500 Churches Keep from Collapsing
First ECFA survey of church governance trends reveals which boards are most effective.
Overtime Pay Mandated for More Ministry Employees Subscriber access only
But pastors are likely exempt.
Where Successful Church Plants Get Their Money Subscriber access only
Here's how church plants become self-sufficient—and what financially stable churches have in common.
Small Churches Exist: Deal With It
Seven acknowledgements we must make if we hope to value and empower every congregation of every size.