In today’s dynamic and changing world, the idea of starting a small business holds immense potential for individuals seeking independence, financial growth, and personal fulfillment. Not to mention the many benefits of being your own boss. While the journey of entrepreneurship can be challenging, the rewards it offers are unparalleled. Today, we will dive into… Continue reading The Power of Starting a Small Business: Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit
This is a question we get all the time and can be a very loaded question to answer. For us, to answer whether or not you need a consultant is difficult but we can for sure say that you need a COACH. A coach is different. A coach understands and guides you through the process… Continue reading Do I Need a Consultant?
My little Kambell is growing up. She started Kindergarten this year and while that first day was definitely harder on my wife than me, it has still slapped me into a new reality. In the last week, I’ve had to learn an entire new schedule for drop off and pickup, but also a new schedule… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Time Management Now That My Daughter Started School.
We’re doing an informal survey with planters who have launched their churches asking the question, Who from your core group or launch team is left? Now I realize that semantics can play a big role in this. For most, a launch team is by design not supposed to last once the church has started. That… Continue reading Who’s Left?
Let’s just face it; talking about giving is often the elephant in the room for churches. Yet, we all know what the Bible says about giving. It needs to be encouraged as an act of worship and given that importance and priority in our church. But really, what are some practical ways we can encourage… Continue reading Reasons to Thank First Time Givers
Well it’s June. Summer schedules are getting into full swing, a time for vacations, barbecues and VBS. As we mentioned last week in the article Preparing for the summer cash flow lull, now is the time to plan and budget for what often are lower income months for churches. This is also the perfect time… Continue reading Tips to start your next year budget planning
LifeWay research revealed earlier this year that only 14% of U.S. Protestant churches offer online giving. That means that although 78% of churches have a Website, an even higher number–86%–of churches offer no method for online giving. It’s most commonly offered in larger churches, and usually has only been in place for one to two… Continue reading Top Reasons to Accept Online Giving
Let’s face it, summer is a tough time to do church. Historically, summer brings a lull in cash flow for churches. Children and Youth programs are in full daily swing as VBS, Camps and Trips send your staff and kids into a frenzy of action. With that also comes a cash outflow that you need… Continue reading Preparing for the Summer Cash Flow Lull
We know it’s very common for churches to rely on volunteers. In many ways, it’s tough for us to compete. Volunteers are able to serve the church at a price point we just can’t touch. However, as you may already know, volunteers are a two-edged sword. While they are a great blessing to your ministry,… Continue reading We have a volunteer for that.
Traditionally, churches have operated under the assumption that everything had to be done in house. Whether that was relying on volunteers, or hiring people to keep the ministry functioning. There was a time where keeping things in house was effective, but now businesses are finding value in outsourcing work to be done. In fact, an… Continue reading Why Outsource?