Ministry Matters

ECCU Family Life...Serving With Our Members

At ECCU, it’s been part of our culture for quite a while, and the latest give-back experience proves yet again that serving together is a win/win effort. [read more]

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If a loan makes sense for your church, would you qualify?

Years ago, if you’d asked a pastor about digital giving, they probably would’ve called it a fad. But it’s quickly becoming the norm. [read more]

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3 Obstacles Every Church Faces with Digital Giving

Years ago, if you’d asked a pastor about digital giving, they probably would’ve called it a fad. But it’s quickly becoming the norm. [read more]

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Could your church weather another economic downturn?

As the economic downturn began to affect charitable giving, many leaders faced challenges they’d never experienced before, like laying off staff, cutting programs or struggling to make mortgage payments. And budgeting became brutal. Proven past practices simply didn’t work in what gradually became known as the new normal. [read more]

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Why Recurring Giving is a Game Changer for Churches

One of the challenges about maintaining a church budget is the fact that it’s always in flux. You simply can’t predict how it’s going to look year to year. Which means that you end up forecasting next year’s budget knowing that your income will fluctuate. [read more]

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You Can Build Trust by the Way You Lead Your Church

You’d think that if a survey were done to identify the profession people view as most trustworthy, clergy would rank near the top, right?. And you’d be wrong. [read more]

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