Considerations for Churches Before and During a Building Project

Here is a trustworthy statement – how people spend personal funds is typically how they spend church funds. I’m a frugal guy.  When I had a church budget as a youth minister, I always came in under budget.  Now as a missionary, I rarely spend all of my working funds.  There are other people I know who would burn through money in their homes and when entrusted with church funds, they do the … [Read more...]

What To Do When God Gives Bad Financial Advice

As Christians, we sometimes stand under the Word of God, and sometimes we stand over the Word of God. We are currently hearing two types of financial advice.  The first is coming from financial gurus, and the second comes from the Word of God.  I’m amazed at how often those to bits of advice agree.  However, there are clearly times when the biblical advice differs from the advice of financial … [Read more...]