Original post by Vanco Payment Solutions on May 18, 2017 "Churches sometimes shy away from discussing or even examining numbers other than membership and budget. As someone who frequently talks with churches that are either thriving or shrinking, I find that most only look at these key indicators when they are great, or when it’s too late.
Numbers and reports should never take away from your mission, but monitoring certain metrics beyond what may be typical can help you und
Original post by ECFA on December 6, 2016 "It’s the implementation of a new overtime rule that almost was! The new overtime threshold for executive, administrative, and professional staff was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016 but on November 22, 2016, a federal judge blocked the implementation, at least temporarily." See full post with Q&A here. #Overtime #QA #ECFA
Original post by Christianity Today on June 12, 2017 "A tip for Christian ministries: Millennials will give you more money if you encourage them to make a “meaningful” gift rather than a “generous” one. The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) surveyed more than 16,500 people who had recently donated to 17 of its member ministries. Researchers studied both millennial givers and those over the age of 35, comparing the differences in order to draw a profile o