Ministry Matters

3 Key Budgeting Principles

Budgeting is often seen as a necessary evil. It should never be. One big lesson from the Great Recession is that bad budgeting can lead your ministry to the brink of failure. Conversely, the process of building a good budget is essential for ministry success. Without a good budget to guide the use of... [read more]

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Evangelical Ministry Giving Outpaced Secular in 2012

According to ECFA’s 2013 Annual State of Giving Report, giving to evangelical churches and ministries outpaced giving to secular charities in 2012. Charitable giving to ECFA-accredited organizations... [read more]

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Advanced Budgeting for Ministry Organizations

Go beyond the principles of basic budgeting to examine the greater complexities of budgeting for larger ministries. By watching this webinar recording, you’ll learn the importance of accurately... [read more]

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Budgeting 101 for Ministry Organizations

When built and used properly, budgets can help your ministry plan for and stay focused on its highest priorities. By watching this webinar recording, you’ll learn specific steps for creating... [read more]

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Purchasing and Financing Existing Facilities Today

Looking to expand or relocate your ministry? Here are ten good reasons to consider an existing building, with the financing implications... [read more]

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Is Now the Time to Refinance Your Ministry’s Loan?

Besides personnel expenses, facility costs are often a ministry’s largest budget items. And for many, a mortgage payment comprises a significant portion of their facilities expenses. So in this... [read more]

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