Giving in a Paperless Society

by Jeff Brinkman
When I was twelve years old, my parents gave me an AM transistor radio for Christmas. I used to fall asleep at night listening to the play by play announcer for the new expansion… read more

Promoting Economic Development: Empowering the Church to Empower the Community

by Derek Jacobs
Every day when we turn on the news, look on the Internet, or open the newspaper, we are finding discouraging news about our economy. To be more specific, we are seeing an alarming … read more

Preaching on Money

by Bruce L. Emmert
Walking into the pulpit to ask our congregation to give while assuming that people do not want to give is a bit like a young man beginning his proposal of marriage with the words… read more

Thinking Beyond Ourselves in Hard Times

by Donald Shriver
In a Sojourners review of the book, Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money (Oxford, 2008), Duke professor Dana Trent remarks that “most U.S… read more

When The Church is The Victim: A Pastoral Response to Financial Indiscretion

by Jodi McCullough
She fully intended to pay it all back. “Elizabeth” even tried to keep track of how much she was “borrowing” from the collection plate. Still, the treasurer … read more

Don't Mail To The Masses: Generational Differences in Giving

by J. Clif Christopher
The other day I got two letters in my mailbox, both of them soliciting funds. One of them came from my college and the other one came from my church. I opened and read them both… read more
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 22
  4. 23
  5. 24
  6. 25