Financing

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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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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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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Build or Buy: Is One of these Really Your Best Option?

Owning your own home has been the desire of many American families for generations. But if ever there was a time for your heart to get ahead of our head, this is it. You want that home so badly that you either fail to see key factors that should be considered or you ignore clear signs that this isn’t the right choice for you today. This dynamic has also been in play at many churches and other ministries. [read more]

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Should you get a loan to help fund your vision?

The process of getting a loan involves asking and answering a lot of questions. The right answers to the right questions can bring clarity and confidence when you approach a lender about financing or refinancing. Here’s what you should be asking. [read more]

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