Financial Management

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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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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