Finance and Fundraising Archives - Seedbed

This week, we sit down with Gary Hoag to talk about encouraging Christian generosity.

Noted Missions Expert and author, Howard Snyder, weighs in on the discipleship implications of best selling book, Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. Kahneman's bottom line: Our attention is shaped almost exclusively by the media we engage. Snyder provides analysis of what he calls "Attention Stewardship Disorder. . . .

On today's podcast, our team of Church Leaders unpack the findings from the report and compare national trends to what is happening in local congregations across the United States. 2015 was America’s most-generous year ever!

This week, we continue our conversation with Zach Meerkreebs of New City Church in Lexington, Kentucky about the pros and cons of having a wide network of leadership and teams in a church and how you can best manage those teams.

Yesterday, TMZ reported that international superstar Prince did not leave a Last Will & Testament will when he died last Thursday. What could the church possibly learn from this? Read more Thad Austin as he examines the event in light of church culture.

When we think of stewardship, chances are, we are going to immediately think of stewardship campaigns. And, stewardship campaigns mean money. But, what if we looked at it a different way? Duke Haddad shares a different way of looking at the idea of stewardship.

Are you looking to get involved in leadership development? Church Leader Collective shares an opportunity for funding that vision.

Given the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we have decided to dedicate some time to discussing church leadership and racial reconciliation. On today's podcast, we sat down to talk with Scott Dickison, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia.

How can you have a vision for the future in the face of grief and loss? Christine O'Brien shares how a capital campaign taught her about building on another person's legacy.

On today's podcast, we are joined by Dr. John Coppage and Dr. David King to discuss the decline in people pledging financial support to their church.