Thursday, November 26, 2020 01:21

Helping You Excel in Stewardship

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Holy Embezzlement!

How to Keep Your Church Safe Embezzlement is the most common crime committed in businesses and church (according to Raul Rivera).   And Church Mutual Insurance data indicate that 42% of the time it's the treasurer that's doing it.  While church treasurers are elected and appointed because they are apparently trustworthy people–and no doubt most are–the best […]

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Important Church Documents, stewardship, management
Top 10 Important Financial Documents

CHURCH LEADER ALERT! You must know where these 10 important financial and legal documents are and what they say. Richard Hammar, J.D., outlines what he believes are the top10 documents for church treasurers and warns that what you don’t know can hurt you.* Here is his list of the top 10 most important documents and […]

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Not Your Parents' Offering Plate, Stewardship, Offering, Giving, Church Finances
Church Stewardship Needs a Shake Up

Recently I read Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate: A New Vision for Financial Stewardship, by J. Clif Christopher (2008, Abingdon Press).  Here's my take on this thought-provoking book.    Using a take-off from the 1989 ad campaign “It’s not your father’s Oldsmobile,” J. Clif Christopher declares “It’s Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate.”  In other words, things […]

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