What role does financial independence play in defining a church?
A hospital founded in Burgundy, France, in 1443 illustrates how to extend your mission over time.
The programs and services you offer must align with your mission, and decisions about staffing, facilities needs and revenue sources follow.
Rather than fretting about growing revenue streams or cutting costs, it’s time to create new models for Christian congregations and related organizations. That starts with knowing how to read a balance sheet.
How can we create new ministries that serve the poor and reach the young, and still feed our families?
Conventional thinking about raising new money will not be as effective as in the past, so institutional leaders need to think differently.