Over 1,000 Children Abused by Pennsylvania Priests Over Decades
New grand jury report catalogs astonishing breadth of child sexual abuse by priests.
Miller's Facebook post on Tuesday lamented the Pennsylvania abuse and cover-up, calling it “evil.” She, like many victims, has called for clear accountability for clergy and church
3 Tips for an Effective Communication Strategy
Start making a plan today.
deciding the tasks that are most important, assigning work to the right people, deciding on dates for the items that need to be done, and creating some form of accountability around your
What’s the Status of the Clergy Housing Allowance?
Updates on court timelines, the appeal, and more.
Another amicus brief—filed by representatives of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, the National Association of Evangelicals, and others—incorporates material from
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
to take place.”. He started talking with the other leaders at his church about how to guard against subtle sins and lack of accountability. “We specifically
A Team Approach to Sermon Preparation
It is not good that preachers should prepare their messages alone.
The group of people waiting to discuss my progress on three different messages has created the accountability I needed to keep up with the “work ahead” method I had attempted so
When Church Gets Sidelined by Youth Sports
Pastors need a game plan for discipling over-committed families.
Chicago. Preach with relevance and importance, and stress accountability. Michael Wright. listen. 3. Accountability. Finally, I stress the idea of accountability.
ECFA Releases 2017 State of Giving Report
Annual numbers show increase in giving to ministries.
At the end of November, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) released its eighth annual report on the State of Giving, with data gathered from nearly 2,000
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.
Top Aide to Pope Francis Faces Sexual Assault Charges
What churches can take away from the controversy surrounding George Cardinal Pell.
years to face criminal charges involving accusations of sexual offenses,” and “[t]he case will test the credibility of [Pope] Francis's initiatives to foster greater accountability after abuse
One basic principle and six simple steps help protect a church's finances.
Accountability Systems. One basic principle and six simple steps help protect a church's finances. Karl Vaters. I'm not naturally a systems guy. But I've
For-Profit vs. Church Financial Management
The head of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability shares the differences to help people transition from the business world into a nonprofit ministry.
Church Financial Management. The head of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability shares the differences to help people transition from the business world into a nonprofit
3 Ways I’m Nurturing My Emotional Intelligence
A heart moved by the gospel will be stirred with empathy for others.
and emotional ignorance. 2. Receive correction and instruction. Accountability and support from others can go a long way toward raising your EQ. I'll