For Treasurers and Finance Managers
This section is designed with church treasurers and finance managers in mind. 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. For a complete list of what's available go to the Equipping Tools Database.
"The New Societies Act for BC"
The new Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016. This new legislation will affect every society (and by implication almost every church) in British Columbia. It's very important to keep informed about how your church will be impacted.
"Guide to Negotiating Pastor Compensation" - MMBB Financial Services
Helpful resources in determining pastoral compensation.
Our church is looking for a Lead Pastor. When should our Search Committee post the salary amount in our advertising for candidates?
Timing is everything. Here's some help for pastoral search committees regarding the posting of salary figures when advertising for candidates.
"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.
How to Pray for a Church Offering
30 church offertory prayers for Sunday worship services.
"Contagious Generosity" - Chris Willard & Jim Sheppard
How to create a culture of generosity in your church.
"Ask, Thank, Tell" - Charles R. Lane
Improving stewardship ministry in your congregation.
"Not Your Parents' Offering Plate" - J. Clif Christopher
A new vision for financial stewardship.