church giving

Synod BOD apprised of tough philanthropic climate

The BOD also heard updates on international mission, church-worker recruitment and the Synod’s ‘Making Disciples for Life’ initiative.

Report: Church giving won’t rise unless pastors embrace Jesus’ teachings on poor

That tidbit is from “The State of Church Giving through 2012: What are Christian Seminaries and Intellectuals Thinking — or Are They?”

Report: Church giving reaches Depression-era record lows

Collection plates are growing lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, according to a new report.