GUEST BLOGGER: DON LINSCOTT
Is your church having a money problem? Are you sure? Many churches are acknowledging financial difficulties. As a church fundraising professional I am hearing from lots of them. There can be many reasons why a church may face financial stress and, surprisingly, many of them have little to do with finances.
Every church has to....READ MORE >>
GUEST BLOGGER: RUSTY LEWIS, Stewardship Strategist with Generis
About Rusty: Rusty Lewis joined the Generis team in 2001, following a fourteen-year career raising money for schools and non-profit youth groups. With experience in education and as vice-president of a $22 million corporation, Rusty’s breadth of experience fuels his calling to serve churches and faith-based....READ MORE >>
GUEST BLOGGER: RANDY ONGIE, Project Consultant for Cogun, Inc.
The landscape is strewn with examples of churches that took on too much debt and are dealing with the negative consequences. Here are some of the obvious outcomes:
• Staff layoffs
• Ministry budget cuts
• Endless debt retirement fundraising
• Inability to fund new....
Strategic planning for building projects is a complex, multi-dimensional exercise. To succeed, your strategy must balance four interrelated variables: people, space, time and money. Each time you make a decision about one, it affects the others. Because this upfront due diligence is so necessary, we created Checkpoint, which provides you a quick and informative method to snapshot....READ MORE >>