Debt Campaigns Can Work!

by Joel Mikell. RSI Stewardship.

This article focuses on capital campaigns planned primarily to reduce congregational debt.


debt reduction, five questions to determine whether to reduce debt, the impact of debt on congregational life

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of any faith tradition



Suggested Uses

  • Increase openness and transparency about congregational debt by disseminating relevant information during a capital campaign that focuses on debt.
  • Consider whether a debt campaign is right for your congregation by discussing the five questions outlined with lay leaders.

About the Contributor
Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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