5 Things Every Pastor Needs to Know About the Church Budget | Jamie Dunlop

Is your church budget helping or hurting your church’s ministry? That’s an especially important question if you’re the pastor of your church. So often as pastors, we largely dismiss the budget as something quite unrelated to our work. But your budget is probably the best record of what your church really values. More than your website, more than your glossy brochures, more than what you say you value. And that means that moving toward a healthier church will necessarily involve moving toward a healthier church budget. [TGC]