5 Ways Your Church Can Assist Our Nation’s Farmers

5 Ways Your Church Can Assist Our Nation’s Farmers

Chris Dykshorn could not stop worrying about the surplus grain he could not sell. He grew more and more despondent as flooded crops and America’s trade wars took their toll. His inability to sell his grain brought this South Dakota farmer to the brink of financial...

6 Practical Steps to Increase Your Church’s Giving

All but a few churches in our region are struggling with their finances. Giving is down, expenses are up. Many of the ensuing financial discussions focus on what should be cut to meet ends. We need more insights on how to increase income. I had a recent discussion...

No Easy Answer for Ministers Paying Off Debt

Finances have long been a source of conflict in many clergy homes. Few people go into the ministry with the thought of becoming wealthy, but many are not prepared for the reality of what churches provide in the way of salary and benefit packages. Often, it is not...