How do you decide which missionaries are the best fit for your church?
Fundraising doesn’t always have a great reputation. At best, some view it as a means to get to “real” spiritual work. At worst, it’s a “necessary evil.” But what if it's a way to announce vision and invite people into the mission?
How has your church utilized Dave Ramsey's financial planning material?
Though social media can be overwhelming on #GivingTuesday, I'm thankful it starts a conversation on giving. I'm curious, what organizations or ministries do you support? How did you decide?
I just read this week's CRC Communications email and the link to Dave Schelhass' article in The Des Moines Register. Dave wasn't misquoting but by combining statements he changes some meanings and nuances.
I have been asked to assist a church with information and ideas to have a special drive for debt reduction. I am assuming other churches have done so and thus would like some samples of what they have used to inspire their members to give.
This one-hour webinar will give you a roadmap for creating a thriving stewardship culture in your church. Barnabas Foundation church Stewardship Consultants, Rodger Rice and Rick Droog, will share their first-hand experience with churches and what produces results!
"Encouraging stewardship is the task of all leaders in the church," according to Robert C. Heerspink in his book, Firstfruits: A Stewardship Guide for Church Leaders. Looking for "food for thought"? Currently, there is great reading about steward leadership on other areas of the CRC Network.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett could be considered good examples of charitable givers and are receiving lots of press as they talk to others about their responsibility to do the same. How have you been inspired by the generosity of others?