Roundtable: Church lending & finance (part 1)

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On July 15, 2014 — at the National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) annual conference — Church Executive hosted a live roundtable on two top-of-mind topics for church leaders: lending and finance.

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Giving kiosks 101

Some giving kiosks — such as inLighten’s iGIVE model, above — offer an expanded set of utilities, such as allowing onscreen messaging when the kiosk is in idle mode, providing access to the church website, or enabling registration for events such as speakers series, special music events or mission trips.

According to the most recent Church Executive Reader Survey, 93 percent of churches still offer giving by offering envelope and collection basket.

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What 2 Watch 4 when selecting a capital campaign consultant

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When selecting a capital campaign consultant

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Driving sustained giving

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By RaeAnn Slaybaugh A solid, sustained giving base is crucial for any church. For the church, it implies a steady income stream, usually in the form of weekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly gifts. For members, sustained giving is a means by which they can easily and consistently support the churches they call home. Although sustained […]

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Church growth essentials: Understanding the “Big Picture”

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In the context of church growth, “big picture” thinking provides the framework for establishing, maintaining and improving church financial health.

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Church payroll and tax laws

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What you need to know now

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The ministry of giving

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5 steps to fund your ministry vision through high-capacity givers

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Good Steward Awards 2013; Cost savings

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A “Good Steward” Award recipient in the area of cost savings

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A Good Steward Award 2013: Giving Solutions

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Shore Fellowship (Egg Harbor Twp, NJ) A “Good Steward” Award winner in the area of cost savings, the recognition is well-earned for Shore Fellowship. In the past five years, the church has been forced to close six times due to weather — potentially devastating, financially. “We learned that the only way to develop consistent giving, […]

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Why non-cash gifts make so much sense

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It’s wise to encourage gifts of financial assets, real estate and tangible personal property.

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