Do you want more money for the ministry of your spiritual community? You’re not alone! Here are three mistakes to avoid in your quest for more resources. 1. Don’t Avoid Leadership. First of all, step up and share the
I never saw our congregation of Unity of Fort Myers, Fla., lift a hand to pour concrete, install carpet, paint the walls or pound a nail, but their consciousness was the cause of every action that brought into manifestation our
Do you shy away from leading in the financial area of ministry? If so, you are not alone. Many ministers begin their work without the necessary skills for attending to the business of spiritual community. Here are three things to
When I read Charles Fillmore’s book, Prosperity, 44 years ago, I was a single parent working two jobs, 16 hours a day, just getting by, putting up with, scrounging in the sofa for pennies, and living from paycheck to paycheck.
Oh! The joys and the challenges of ministry. There is so much to love and celebrate about spiritual community, but there are also very real problems we address regularly. Many of them have to do with the changing nature of people
A minister’s contract may be seen as a well-discerned agreement between the two bodies serving the ministry—the board of trustees (or equivalent) and the leader. Agreeing on an employment contract is both a business
Approaching Denver, Colo., along I-70, cresting a hill about thirty miles east of the city, the traveler is greeted with an impressive vista of the Rocky Mountains stretching from Ft Collins to the north along the Front Range to
Our journey to find a useful database for tracking congregant giving and church management began seven years ago when we knew our congregant-created Access database was no longer serving the needs of our growing congregation.
Money Consciousness and Ministry One of the challenges I have with the Unity and New Thought movements is around our teaching of prosperity consciousness. In these programs, it is frequently stated that prosperity is “not about