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Thanksgiving: A Good Time to Tackle the “Loneliness Epidemic

Thanksgiving: A Good Time to Tackle the “Loneliness Epidemic"

Biblical Generosity is the recognition that God owns everything and that we, as the great recipients of his grace and love, enjoy the privilege of participating in God’s care for others. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Is Digital Giving Less Spiritual?

Is Digital Giving Less Spiritual?

Stop just talking about digital giving. Now is the time to implement it! Digital giving is the smart way to curb declining revenue. It’s time to make digital giving a priority [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Fun, Hands-On Lessons to Jump Start Kids’ Financial Future

Fun, Hands-On Lessons to Jump Start Kids’ Financial Future

What if kids could understand how money works from early on, learning to use money as a tool instead of a scarce resource. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Church Planting: Cash Flows Well When It’s Managed Wisely

Managing cash flow is a ministry function that nobody notices until you’re suddenly short on cash. It can be a challenge to have adequate cash during a time of year when giving traditionally dips. How can you wisely manage cash this summer? To find out, we asked executive pastors at several sending churches around the country. Four themes emerged from these conversations. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Church Planting: Are You Putting Your Money Where Your Mission Is?

As the new year gets underway, so does the budgeting process for many church plants. It can be a laborious endeavor, can’t it? How do you make sure it’s worth the effort? One key is to build a budget that aligns directly with your missional priorities. It may take a bit of extra work, but this is one time when every ounce of that effort will be well spent. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Is Your Vision Bigger Than Your Bank Account?

Done right, a capital campaign can turn your vision into reality. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters