filtered by Finance, Advocacy
By Craig A. Bossi
Effective budgeting is not the result of the stressful days and nights of budget preparation, or the reams of financial spreadsheets produced, or even the many hard choices required to finalize a budget.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
By Donald Romanik and Jerry Keucher
The way your parish spends money is directly linked to mission and ministry and a key indication of your congregation’s identity.
By Kyle Oliver
Research on nonprofit fundraising suggests that as donor age decreases, the prevalence of the following donor questions increases: (1) Can I give online? and (2) How is my money making a difference?
By Chris Harris
We hear it all the time: You need to be doing year round stewardship! But how do we engage the topic of money in a way that is fun, engaging and deeply spiritual?
By Jerry Keucher and Jim Murphy
Building on how Jesus challenged us to consider proper use of our resources, this webinar will offer a broad overview of the most important aspects of parish finance and will share how your parish can improve in this vital aspect of its mission.
By Jerry Keucher and Erin Weber-Johnson
This web conference is designed to address how and why the stewardship efforts of so many congregations produce lackluster results. It will specifically examine the role of messaging and how tone and content can impact annual campaigns.
By Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
By Greg Syler
Sharing Audits describes ways to team up with neighboring churches to conduct an audit that may not only be less expensive, but might also be more useful.
By P. Joshua Griffin
What are the theological implications of The Age of the Human? What forms of our life-together as a global Anglican communion are already well adapted to an age of planetary uncertainty, instability, and risk?