Ministry Matters

PART 1: How to Talk about Giving at Year-End

Every trip to the mailbox…every time they turn on the TV…whenever they go online, people are deluged with communications designed to get them to spend or give money. How can your organization talk about giving in ways that cut through the communications clutter and get people’s attention? [read more]

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Are You Prepared to Manage Increased Year-end Cash Flow?

If your ministry is one of the many that sees a giving spike at year-end, this is a question you must be able to answer in the affirmative. [read more]

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Part 2: Strategic Planning for the Christmas Season

Whether your church is 100 people or thousands, you have at least one thing in common. More people are likely to visit your campus in December. [read more]

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How Should You Give What You’ve Received?

What’s the best way to reinvest kingdom resources? There are three options that we know are near to God’s heart are orphans, widows and aliens. [read more]

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Rethinking Refinancing

With interest rates still lingering around historically low levels, we often have conversations with church leaders who wonder whether this would be a good time to refinance their mortgages. You may have the same question. As you try to answer it, here are a few things to keep in mind. [read more]

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PART 1: Strategic Planning: One Way to Work Smarter

The adage “Work smarter, not harder,” is an inspiration to some, an irritation to others. The reality is that working smarter can be easy to say but harder to do. In ministry, one way to do it is by carving time out of daily demands for annual strategic planning. [read more]

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