Category: Finances

How To Cultivate Generosity In The Church

People Want To Be Generous! My wife and I watched a 12-year old BBC television series called Monarch of the Glen not long ago. It’s a lightweight, fun program with all sorts of interesting dramatic twists and turns. A number of episodes into the series, a 30-something female banker has come on the scene to…

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How to save your church money

  Does your church make it easy for people to give financially? I’m amazed at how many churches STILL don’t offer various forms of digital giving (i.e. online giving , recurring giving, & text message giving). But even if you do, are you spending more than you should? Today on The Hardy Group blog I…

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Stewardship/Saving for the Church’s Online Giving (Global) and for Income Tax (U.S.) Preparation

There are times in the life of any ministry when a leader needs to evaluate whether they as a leader and/or they as the church are being the best stewards of that which God has given to them. One major area where pastors and church leaders in the U.S. need help is in their income…

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10 Tips for Effective Tax Preparation

You know it is that time of year again when pastors and church leaders in the U.S. are preparing their taxes. Church leaders have a big responsibility to make sure this is done right. It’s not simply a matter of paying taxes or getting a refund. The stakes are much higher. It’s about accountability and…

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