Financial Management

The pandemic isn’t over and your revenue is declining. Now what?

Many leaders in churches, ministries and Christian led organizations clearly recall the unexpected and difficult season now known as the Great Recession. That phenomenon taught us several lessons. Among them were the importance of carefully evaluating your options and avoiding the temptation to react quickly without sufficient information. [read more]

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As the pandemic continues, how do you start adjusting your budget?

The term “essential” comes up in many pandemic conversations. It’s the right starting point for making decisions about budget adjustments. Think of essential as those things your organization must keep doing to stay on mission. [read more]

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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]

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Is Your Vision Bigger Than Your Bank Account?

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

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5 Reasons Digital Giving Is the Most Secure Way to Give

When your congregation generously entrusts you with the money God has given them, they’re expecting you to steward those resources carefully. It’s your responsibility to protect those resources and ensure they get used where they’re needed most... [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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