John Saxe’s short poem, “The Blind Men and the Elephant,” poignantly describes an important truth about how one’s point of view
Some fundamental “mechanics” can help a religious organization determine if it’s prepared to borrow.
Experts offer advice for deciding how far down the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification path to go.
The overriding mission of Church Executive is simple: We aim to help church leaders become better stewards. With that mission in mind, the magazine launched its first-annual Good Steward Awards last year. The second-annual Good Steward Awards — coming in our December 2013 issue! — will continue the tradition of celebrating churches that demonstrate best […]
Establishing financial controls is fundamental to the success of any charitable organization.
Larry Brey was a college professor and director of sports medicine at Gardner-Webb University
Does your church have a process in place to manage the congregation’s safety and welfare as they venture out?
Eastview Christian Church promotes and instills financial integrity and trust
By Mark Mohler A church leader has many responsibilities, one of which is to keep congregation members safe during church activities. As not all these activities are on-site, there may be times when driving to an event is necessary. Whether the travel is done in a church-owned vehicle or a volunteer’s car, it’s the church’s […]
By Mike Klockenbrink As a church staff, we’re always in the process of evaluating our worship program. We’re asking the question, “Do we have an engaging worship experience?” I couldn’t help but think about our working environment in the same manner. In many work environments today, churches have cut back and/or downsized — yet still […]