filtered by Christian Formation, Finance, Discernment + 2 other(s)
By Phyllis Jones
We are on a never-ending journey of formation as communities of faith dedicated to forming disciples of Jesus Christ to participate in God’s mission of reconciliation in the world. So why shouldn’t our budgeting practices reflect and enhance our roles as stewards of a living, breathing community of disciples?
By Jim Murphy and Carsten Sierck
Join us to learn how your school can prepare both for the future of giving and the many changes that are coming.
By Mike Chalk
Every so often the leadership of a congregation decides that it is necessary to spend some valuable time discerning what needs to be addressed.
By Jerry Keucher
The Discernment phase of a capital campaign is as important as either the Feasibility Study or the Solicitation phase, and it is a unique part of ECF’s capital campaign method.
By Linda Buskirk
In this time of returning back to ordinary activities, it is a good time to be asking why are we here?
By James Jordan
This webinar discussion will define transparency as it relates to churches, identify inhibitors to transparency, and enablers of transparency.
By Alan Bentrup
Evangelism isn’t about music. It isn’t about liturgy. It isn’t about church politics. It sure isn’t about clergy. It’s about Jesus. And everything else is secondary.
By Melissa Rau
This month we offer five resources on discipleship. Please share this digest with new members of your vestry and extend an invitation to subscribe to ECF Vital Practices to receive Vestry Papers and the monthly digest.
By Mary Kate Wold
Learn more about the Church Pension Group before General Convention.
By Greg Syler
What is the core mission of the Body of Christ, and how is that showing up in our operational business model? How does that direct our budget?