Breaking the taboo about money talk can be fruitful for congregations, a new study shows. The more congregations talk about money, the more likely they are to see a corresponding increase in giving, according to the National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Many churches are not seeing new faces in the pews, according to a new study from Exponential conducted by LifeWay Research.Six in 10 Protestant churches are plateaued or declining in attendance, according to data released March 6. More than half saw fewer
Through stewardship, faith communities and the people who lead them have the opportunity to truly invite others to discern purpose and make meaning in their lives. The language that we use to describe the work we are called to do really matters
Volunteering and other hands-on ways of helping others are more likely to be seen as generous actions by U.S. adults over financial contributions, according to
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Most churchgoers say the Bible commands them to give. But their tithes don't always go in the offering plate.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- When it comes to charity, a personal touch works 10 times better than Facebook -- at least for churchgoers, according to a study
While financial planning will help a person or family make ends meet and anticipate periodic large purchases like a car or a home, Stephen
Is vocational stewardship an imperative calling for all citizens of God's kingdom?
Christian stewardship is not a concept that exists in a vacuum. And stewardship is not a stand-alone word. While the exercise of good stewardship can become a habit, it is anything but a rote exercise. It is a willful discipline usually not
Proponents of the multicampus church option cite flexibility, stewardship and the “spark” that newness can bring to ministry. But stewardship is also a key element of the model’s draw.