Wouldn’t it be nice if we could store our money in a piggy bank so it would be right at our fingertips? But in a world complicated with loans, thieves and online giving, banks are a dire necessity. What are some best practices when it comes to Banking?
It’s hard to spend half a $5 bill. Yet that’s exactly what happens to many churches when givers want to be generous but can’t. For decades, giving in the church remained a familiar process. At [...]
When it comes to managing facilities expansion in most dynamic churches, many people think first of building a brand new facility. But in today’s changing world, there are good reasons a church should seriously explore [...]
ECCU Ministry Development Officer Randy Marsh presented, "Staying on Mission: Adapting to Economic Pressure" at the XP-Seminar in February, 2013. ECCU is a loyal sponsor of our annual XP-Seminar and gives presentations such as the [...]
You have a good problem—your church attendance is growing and you’re busting at the seams. Having found a great location in the heart of your community, your church has purchased some nice land. Suddenly you’re [...]
Managing ministry funds is a challenging responsibility, especially during tough economic times. In response to this challenge, Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) has published a number of articles on liquidity in Ministry Banking Today, a [...]
As a financial decision maker, you have many responsibilities and often not enough time to complete them all. In order to manage this never-ending challenge, you frequently look for ways to make processes more efficient. [...]
If you handle the finances for your ministry, you know how inefficiency can keep you from staying on mission. And if your ministry is growing, you’re aware of the increased demands being placed on staff [...]