So you’re planting a church. But, how do you fund it? Roz Picardo has some tips for moving forward with finances.
Church planting takes resources. It takes a lot of resources. And it takes a variety of resources, including spiritual, financial, emotional, and human resources. Sometimes these resources spring up out of nowhere. Sometimes they take
How does the giving pattern of high-net-worth households affect religious institutions? David King has the breakdown.
Tis the season for stewardship campaigns. Adam Knight shares how to set up a plan that works with your church plant.
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.
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.
The apostle Paul was a bi-vocational church planter, so shouldn’t everyone else interested in church planting today, also? In today’s article, Rosario Picardo shares 3 pros and cons of this approach, with the hope that this helps us reflect on how mainline denominations in the United States can produce thriving, healthy churches once again.
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.