Phil Leo offers a few historically humorous ideas churches have used to help bridge the budget gap and then shares some provocative insight concerning budget shortfalls.
Thanks to generous supporters, Barnabas Foundation celebrates a record-breaking 9,890 grants (totaling $67 million) to churches, nonprofit ministries and other charitable organizations in 2019.
What would happen if, instead of talking about how giving changes others, you framed it in terms of how it changes them personally?
Current gift annuity rates are the highest they’ve been in years! However, as of January 1, 2020, rates will decrease by .3 to .5 percent.
Generosity Today is a quarterly publication from The Barnabas Foundation. It's designed to inspire generosity and educate your congregation about smart ways they can support your church beyond the offering plate.
What does it look like to try and practice the presence of God together as a congregation? Rev. Greg Janke, pastor at Palos Height CRC, shares his church's story.
Listen in as Phil Leo and Rev. Dave Den Haan talk about some of the thorny issues pastors are faced with when it comes to talking finances.