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Sometimes funds are scarce. God has created the world abundant with water, trees, blue skies and people we love. Though we have what we need, we don't have everything. In congregations, this lack...

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Center for Congregations President Tim Shapiro spoke with Hayim Herring, consultant, nonprofit organizational futurist and author of <a...

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A generation ago, congregational observers noted that congregations experiencing growth were those which gave clear-cut, right and wrong, direction about life.

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Large the budget building book

Believing that an accurate and systematic method of constructing a budget is imperative for nonprofits, the authors combine their business, software, and financial consulting experience in this...

Large narrative budgets2

After defining and explaining narrative budgets, this document helps readers transform their former line-item budgets into narrative budgets. Narrative budgets tell a congregation’s story, hopes,...

Large construction cost

Estimating construction costs of a building project is critically important, but as architect Robert Foreman reminds readers, construction is but one part of the budget. This brief article...

Large essential guide church budgeting

Author and accounting professor emeritus Richard Vargo seeks to help churches understand and create budgets that then improve congregational health. Vargo first grounds readers in fiscal...

Large effective church finances

Does your congregation keep missing its ministry goals? Do you feel like there is something inherently unhelpful about your congregational budget process? Popular author, church consultant, and...

Large a pastors toolbox

Sometimes, to do great things, a congregation needs to get its own house in order. Paul Holmes, a professor at Steton Hall University, has edited a guidebook related to the practical challenges a...

Large 2013 economic impact study

The research that undergirds this report involved more than 3,000 congregational leaders from various religious traditions who responded to surveys about the impact of the recent economic downturn...

Large records retention schedule

In every congregation, records are a key resource. They are needed for day-to-day operations, to support budgeting and planning, to answer questions about past decisions, and to demonstrate...

Large accounting and money

As a professor of Christian Ethics, it isn’t surprising that Nimi Wariboko would have an interest in helping pastors reflect on their theology of money. Yet Wariboko is interested in pastors...

Large a parishioners guide
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By its very content, this free downloadable pamphlet promotes an educated laity with respect to congregational finances. The content includes fifteen questions for laity to answer. The questions...

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