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Topic: Congregational giving

October 14, 2011

Lisa Nichols Hickman: Christ the tipper

We know an individual act of generosity when we see it. But what's required to foster a culture of generosity?

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June 28, 2011

Prince Rivers: Rethinking generosity

Many congregations have less money coming in now than five years ago. But in the wake of a double-dip recession, can churches still create new ways to give the money they do have?

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March 29, 2012

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Church giving bounces back
  • Mississippi most religious
  • Brit Dr. sacked for email prayer
  • Where the normal Christians?
  • Dalai Lama wins Templeton Prize
  • College and unbelief
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August 1, 2011

Carol Howard Merritt: The ties that bind churches and seminaries

How can we strengthen the relationship of pastors and churches with seminaries?

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December 2, 2009

Louis Weeks: Should pastors know what members give?

It may be common wisdom that congregational leaders should be blind to who gives how much. This is misguided.

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August 31, 2011

Prince Raney Rivers: Spending for shalom

It’s tempting to scale back and do less in mission and ministry during a struggling economy like ours. But that would be a mistake.

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October 29, 2010

Friday's News & Ideas

  • 60 years of UNICEF
  • Evangelicals win in Brazil
  • Narrating leadership
  • Changes in religious giving
  • Church and state in 1797
  • Nature’s real zombies
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