How Do You Celebrate Thanksgiving on the Mission Field?
You’re headed to or serving in a part of the world that couldn’t be more different from the United States. Do traditional American holidays like Thanksgiving take a hiatus when you get there? Well, the short answer is no. [read more]
Give Your Tween a Jump Start on Money Management
There are really only three things we need to teach our children about saving money: Save as much as you can, as soon as you can, as long as you can. As helpful as this is, most of us could use just a little more detail on how to build a savings mindset into our kids from preschool to college. So, here are a few tips and resources that can get you started. [read more]
New Youth Accounts Keep Kids Accountable…to Parents
If you want your kids to understand money, it’s important to start young. That’s the driving force behind Start Young Saving and Spending Accounts, the innovative financial tools recently launched to help children and parents work together to learn practical money skills based on biblical values. [read more]
Yes, fraud happens in ministry. Here’s how ECCU helps prevent it.
Fraud in ministry sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? If only it were. The reality is that by some estimates, fraud siphons off 6 percent of all the funds donated to churches each year. [read more]
Empty Wallet? No Problem!
More and more people are carrying fewer checks and less cash these days. I used to make a special point of grabbing my checkbook each week to take it to church. Not anymore! [read more]
How Do You Build a Culture of Stewardship?
Is stewardship a discipline or a way of life? Well, the biblical answer is yes. One key to creating a culture of stewardship is to take a holistic approach. How can you craft this kind of your approach for your church? [read more]