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Who Are the Givers? And How Can You Become One of Them?

Who Are the Givers? And How Can You Become One of Them?

Are Christians more generous? The Bible teaches us that giving is an act of worship, but as we all strive to live by Jesus’ teaching about generosity, we may find that variances among Christian giving – even when and how much to give – do exist. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Yes, fraud happens in ministry. Here’s how ECCU helps prevent it.

Yes, fraud happens in ministry. Here’s how ECCU helps prevent it.

Fraud in ministry sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? If only it were. The reality is that by some estimates, fraud siphons off 6 percent of all the funds donated to churches each year. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Save for a Car — Without Driving Yourself Crazy

Save for a Car — Without Driving Yourself Crazy

What could be easier than saving money? Just spend a little less to save a little more, right? This sounds great, until we actually try to do it. That’s just about the time we get surprised with a forgotten bill, or a needy relative, or an odd clunking noise coming from the washer. So, trying to save for something as substantial as a car can really require some creativity…and discipline…and did I mention discipline? [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Buying a car without getting taken for a ride

The process of buying a car doesn’t have to be a losing proposition. With a little help and a lot of preparation, you can slide into the car you want at a price you can afford. We’ve put together some ideas to help make your dream machine a reality. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Summer’s Coming. Send Your Supporters a Postcard!

Like you, the people who support your ministry are busy as summer gets underway. With the school year ending and graduations and weddings on their minds, how can you get their attention for an update? Well, summer’s here, so send a postcard. Here are some ideas to get you started. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Support Your Missionary Friends by Telling Them about ECCU

Good news is meant to be shared, right? If you read a great book, you just have to commend it to your friends. Same with a good restaurant. But what about a good bank? [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded