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Estate Gifts: Don’t Get Too Involved
Churches should never recommend a lawyer or a financial planner.
“The church doesn't want to even give the appearance of procuring the documents that leave the church money,” stressed Candie Deming, also an attorney with Whiteford, Taylor &
How To Give Money Less Power Over Your Church
A congregation's financial reality should never be ignored, but it should never be in charge.
Money is in charge of too many of our churches. So many good congregations Money Should Be One Of Many “How To” Factors. When our church decided
The Two Biggest Mistakes Churches Make With Money
The answer to bad stewardship isn’t more money or more faith. It’s better stewardship.
Church LeadershipMay 16, 2018. The Two Biggest Mistakes Churches Make With Money The answer to bad stewardship isn't more money or more faith. It's better stewardship.
Time, Not Money, Is The New Church Commitment Currency
Church giving patterns are changing. Here are 5 ways to get our churches ready for that reality.
Innovative MinistryMay 07, 2018. Time, Not Money, Is The New Church Commitment Currency When money as that hard coming in, it's slower going out, too.
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?
Church LeadershipApril 13, 2018. How I Overcame My Dread Of Talking About Money From The Pulpit Pastors fall into one of three groups when it comes to money.
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.
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. Why Talk About 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.
How to Start the Salary Negotiation Process
Tips for approaching conversations about compensation.
Race / Unsplash. Church staff and pastors are often great at dealing with people, but they aren't always great at dealing with money. That's especially
Why Church Leaders Shouldn’t Avoid “Practical” Topics
Preachers may not want to talk about finances—but it’s critical that they do so.
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.
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.
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.
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.