9 Principles For Creating An Annual Budget In A Small Church
With the possibilities for small church budgeting being so flexible, are there guidelines that are universal? I believe so. Here are nine of them.
I believe so. Here are nine of them. (This is part of an ongoing series, Money and the Small Church.). 1. Don't spend more money than you bring in. This is Stewardship 101.
No, A Church’s Budget Is Not Always A Reflection Of Their Priorities
Compassion, worship, discipleship and evangelism don’t need to be in the budget to be a priority. They just need to happen.
How many small church pastors have heard “we'd love to pay you more, but the money just isn't there?” And how many of them have had to say the same to guest speakers, missionaries
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.
Innovative MinistryJuly 25, 2018. The Best Way To Reduce Money Problems In A Local Church When Churches have to do more ministry with less money. That's
When Clothing and Household Items Are Donated
Churches may want to tell taxpayers that generosity is its own reward.
hence the few that provide documentation to donors. “You're just not generating that much money out of it,” he said. For more on the topic of noncash
3 Audiences for Church Financial Reports to Consider
The people you need to keep in the know when creating financial statements.
You might hear a lot of grumbling. Members might be torn between giving money to help the church survive and withholding their money from the group who has mismanaged it.
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
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.
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.
How Can Churches Treat Their Staffs Well?
An experienced executive pastor offers insights on compensation, job descriptions, and more.
Editor's Note: Christianity Today's Church Law & Tax Team will co-host “Smart Money for Church Salaries,” a church compensation workshop with David Fletcher, on August 23 in
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.
8 Reminders About Supplemental Income Projects
Take these necessary precautions.
If it does, then it needs to become your primary vocation. 3. Don't think it's a method to get rich quick. If you're in the ministry for money, get out. Some
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?
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 &
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
Many people inside and outside the church see fostering as something poor people do to earn money and adoption as the last resort for the infertile.