The Lake Institute on Faith & Giving has published a National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices. Above is a link to a two-page executive summary that highlights the ways congregations receive, manage, and spend financial resources: For the full 36-page report, go to www.NSCEP.org.
Feel free to share this with the leaders of your congregation. Pose this questions to them: What implications do you see for actions your congregation needs to take? Spend some time in dialogue about the implications of this research.