Funding the Vision Archives - Seedbed

How do you feel about making a budget? Most people consider it not very pleasant. Melissa Spas seeks to convince us that it is a necessary good.

Eric Hallett shares four key relationships every church planter needs to have.

Are you considering online giving? David King has the skinny on the pros and cons.

What if we allowed the attractional part of the church to be the empowering force behind the missional part of the church? What if attractional and missional were symbiotic instead of competitive? Dana Hicks shares wisdom about the usefulness of weekend services.

Church planting takes resources. It takes a lot of resources. And it takes a variety of resources, including spiritual, financial, emotional, and human resources....

When I planted in 1996 the common mantra included “one of the main reasons the un-churched are turned off to church is our conversations about money.” The result: little talk about how money, discipleship and vision are so intertwined. This is so unlike Jesus who talked about money a lot. I soon realized how foolish I was and began a journey to a faithful stewardship plan.

I am sure you have heard the phrase, “God never wants to do more through your life, than in your life.” I can’t think of any better phrase to describe the spiritual work of fundraising.

Learn about the heart of a pastor who's been part of a United Methodist Church that has participated in planting over 140 new churches and seeing more than 14,000 first time professions of faith in the last 7 years. Paul Lawler shares 5 lessons he's learned along the way today.

So you're planting a church. But, how do you fund it? Roz Picardo has some tips for moving forward with finances.

How does the giving pattern of high-net-worth households affect religious institutions? David King has the breakdown.

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