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Leading Through COVID-19 Disruption

We want you to know that we’re committed to supporting you and your business in not only making wise financial decisions for the future, but also in navigating new leadership challenges in this time. One of the challenges you may be facing right now is figuring out how to lead your team through transition. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

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]

Category: Ministry Matters

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]

Category: Ministry Matters

Balance Family and Ministry During the Christmas Season?

For a busy church planter, the lines between ministry and family can easily blur during this time of year. How can you keep that blurring in check with a deliberate life balance? Here are a few thoughts. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Give Your Team Gifts that Mean More than Money

December + Christmas = Giving Gifts to Your Team. And for many ministry leaders, the go-to gift for their team members is bonuses. Before you cut those checks, you may want to read a Harvard Business Review article that questions the motivational power of money. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Thanksgiving: A Good Time to Tackle the “Loneliness Epidemic

Biblical Generosity is the recognition that God owns everything and that we, as the great recipients of his grace and love, enjoy the privilege of participating in God’s care for others. [read more]

Category: Common Cents