“Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.” (Deuteronomy 16:17) “…Send your treasures to the heavenly storage room. Deposit your wealth in God’s Bank, distributing it to the poor, the orphans and the widows, so that you can receive a million […]
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Improve the messaging of the every Sunday bulletin and grow stewardship.
Facebook fundraising may become normative for charities including Orthodox parishes.
With Part 1 Patricia Bouteneff begins her series of short articles on storytelling as a key function of effective Orthodox parish leadership.
346 Orthodox clergy participated in answering 12 simple but possibly revelatory questions in the Orthodox Clergy Survey helping to identify the challenges and joys of contemporary parish ministry.
Complaint is poverty. Gratitude is riches.
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) January 2015 Newsletter Filled with Facts and Statistics
ChurchPulse is the informative newsletter of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. These two pages provide great insight into what’s transpiring within churches today. The Orthodox Church is definitely affected by these trends.
In these times social media is almost a necessity for the Orthodox parish. Yet it is no substitute for person to person relationships. Unforgettable to this former undergraduate at the University of California at Berkeley was when his priest came to visit him. Of course, time is such a premium and there is always the Twitter or Facebook posting which is so darn convenient…
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