Church Mgmt Solutions Resources and Materials

For Pastors and Church Leaders

If you're a pastor or leader in your church, we are here to help you. In this section you'll find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), recommended books, links to other good web sites, materials that can be downloaded, articles to read, and seminars you can host in your church. What's listed below are introductions to the newest additions to this section. Listed below are links to resources and materials specifically for Pastors and Church Leaders. Alternatively, you may go to the Equipping Tools Database for a complete listing of resources beyond what is listed below.

"Note to pastors: If you are not teaching about money, giving, or financial principles, I can assure you that someone else is teaching your flock—probably incorrectly." — Doug Hagedorn in "Ease the Squeeze"

 

"Guide to Negotiating Pastor Compensation" - MMBB Financial Services
Helpful resources in determining pastoral compensation.

Church Leaders, Look After Your Pastor
Your pastor may be your church's most valuable investment. Here are some things to think about in that light.
 
How To Present Financial Reports Well
Helpful tips for effectively presenting church (or any) financial reports
 
Links to Useful Websites
Links to useful websites for pastors and church leaders
 
Things My Mother Taught Me
Lessons from my mother about life and money.
 
"A Spirituality of Fund-Raising" - Henri J. M. Nouwen
In this short booklet, Henri Nouwen encourages fund-raisers—which should include every pastor and church leader—to become more confident and joyful, standing up in their asking without apology.
 
Church Giving, Budgeting & Generosity Initiatives
Trends, statistics and benchmarks on church giving, budgeting and generosity initiatives of more than 1,000 Christian churches.
 
How to Pray for a Church Offering
30 church offertory prayers for Sunday worship services.