Navigating Your Church’s Next Financial Phase with Jim Sheppard
by unSeminary: Thanks for listening in to this week’s unSeminary podcast! Today we are joined by Jim Sheppard, CEO of Generis. Generis is in the business of helping churches and ministry organizations with giving development. They’ve been around for a little over 30 years and are most known for their […]
Multisite Churches After COVID-19
Home > Blog > Multisite Churches After COVID-19 Multisite Churches After COVID-19 By New Churches Team Many churches are making contingency plans around their multisite campuses and plans for after COVID-19. Online Campuses One thing that will almost definitely come out of this season is that more churches will have […]
Payroll Protection Program for Church Plants – Tips & Tactics
by Patrick Bradley: The US government has approved a stimulus package to help small businesses and nonprofits across the country. And it’s OK to use the Payroll Protection Program for church plants. Have you seen the daily webinars about this? It’s been a fast moving target since the government wrote […]
6 Types of Donors Your Church Should Regularly Thank
by unSeminary: As a church leader, are you wondering how you’re going to make this year’s budget? Have you looked at your donations and felt concerned they’re running behind? It seems like every time I talk to church leaders the topic of increasing revenue comes up. It’s understandable because oftentimes […]
Episode 270: Dynamics of Starting a Fourth Site
by NewChurches.com: When starting your fourth campus, your strategy may change, but your vision and values should stay the same. In Episode 270 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss things to consider when planting your fourth site. Here’s Howard with today’s question: We are a three-site church and are […]
Should You Use Your Group’s Umbrella 501c3 Exemption?
by Patrick Bradley: Some church groups and denominations have set up an umbrella 501c3 exemption for their churches. There are pros and cons for your church plant if you choose this option. 501c3 is the official nonprofit, tax-exempt status of a charity that allows you to accept charitable donations, issue […]
How to Write a Church Donor Acknowledgement Letter
by Patrick Bradley: When a business or individual donates something, send them a church donor acknowledgement letter for their tax records. A local coffee shop has generously offered to provide coffee and muffins for your workers at a community service event. How exciting! All they want in return is a […]
When Does a Management Team Win?
By Patrick Bradley: What is the end game for a church plant Management Team? When does a Management Team win? Understanding the Management Team win is important in recruiting team members and in keeping everyone shooting at the same target. You’ll have a Management Team for several years and even […]
What is a Church Plant Management Team?
By Patrick Bradley: Autonomous church planters should come under the authority of a church plant Management Team. Here’s what a Management Team is: The New Testament makes a strong case for congregations being overseen by a plurality of Elders. But when you’re starting a new church from scratch, you won’t […]
Church Plant Equipment Cost vs Time Diagram
by Patrick Bradley: Church planters pay for their church plant equipment somewhere on this church plant equipment cost vs time diagram: The bar continues to be set high for producing worship gatherings here in the US. Lights, sound and projection all come at a cost. To some extent, you get […]