Ministry Matters

Are You Thinking Strategically about the Season of Giving?

Whether your fiscal year runs from January 1 to December 31 or July 1 to June 30, chances are your financial picture as the holidays approach has turned out differently than you expected. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Here’s a Story You Won’t Want to Miss

Tammy Blackburn is the children’s pastor at Crossroads Church in Concord, North Carolina. But she also serves on the board of a fledgling ministry called Elder Orphan Care. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

All in the Family: How ECCU Helps Giving Children Hope Spread Compassion around the Globe

"As a nonprofit – as with all businesses – we’re always counting our dollars and trying to strike a balance between acting on our faith and conducting good business. ECCU is a partner that understands this balancing act and helps make what we do possible.” Most recently, Giving Children Hope credited ECCU with fueling ministry by restructuring a loan, saving the Buena Park, California-based nonprofit more than $5,000 a month. [read more]

Category: News

Keep Your Email Fraud Guard Up

Email fraud originating in West Africa is getting more sophisticated. And it’s costing U.S. organizations a lot of money. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Living Outside the U.S.? Don’t Take Banking for Granted

The to-do list for missionaries preparing to live abroad is long. Many items on the list are routine. But these days, banking isn’t one of them. Several laws passed in recent years have made some banks in the U.S. and abroad skittish about serving American citizens living outside the States. Some people have had difficulty opening accounts; others’ accounts have been closed. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Why School Enrollment Declines and what to Do about It

Is your school’s enrollment declining? You’re not alone. So are half the independent schools in the US according to a recent study. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters