Even though they’re earning less, the country’s poor and middle class are digging deeper for causes they care about.

Published in Social Issues

The $11.5 million budget is a little more than $700,000 less than 2014.

Published in Herald/Mid-Atlantic
Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:51

The shocking un-truth about church budgets

The church’s rapidly changing role in society requires new ways of looking at the allocation of financial resources.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Friday, 23 August 2013 09:11

Many ministers saddled with seminary debt

A recent graduating class revealed the depth of the issue. Of 57 graduates, 21 had no debt, six owed less than $20,000, another six between $20,000 and $50,000, eight between $50,000 and $90,000 and 11 more than $100,000 — all acquired while at the seminary.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 March 2013 09:55

Suzii Paynter on life, Lent and CBF

 CBF's new executive coordinator says keeping a spiritual focus helps her undertake a demanding schedule of travel and meetings.

Published in People
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 15:40

Okla. medical ministry to grow with grant

A $7.7 million grant will boost operations of Good Shepherd Ministries, an arm of First Baptist, Oklahoma City.

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 21:11

Church sold as members go missional

An aging congregation in the Atlanta area could not sustain its property, so now it will become a retail center.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 17 January 2013 08:28

Bring ye all the tithes into the PayPal

Today’s electronic giving options reflect the legacy of pew rents and envelopes in a credit/debit card generation.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Sunday, 13 January 2013 19:00

To tithe or not to tithe?

Are Christians required to give 10 percent of their income to the church? Is it based on gross or net income? Would God accept less in hard times?

Published in New Voice Stories
Monday, 14 January 2013 12:40

Study seeks 'positive agenda for affluence'

The United States remains an affluent country but its citizens and institutions sometimes aren’t certain how to use wealth responsibly, authors John L. and Sylvia Ronsvalle say in their annual "state of church giving" report.

Published in New Voice Stories
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