Church Economics

Learn the why, how, and what of getting beyond tithes & offerings to create multiple streams of revenue by leveraging church assets, blessing the community, and generating sustainable income.

Session A - Wednesday, Nov 9 (10:45a)
Creative Accounting to Keep the Ship Sailing • Rafael Estrella
Missional goals are stalled for lack of funding while expenses drain the church’s bank account dry. In addition, increasing burdens on the middle class continue to negatively impact giving. Join Rafael to learn creative ways to leverage and juggle finances and build the financial capacity of your church in spite of challenging times. 

Session B - Wednesday, Nov 9 (1:30p)
Entrepreneurial Church Planting • Jay Moon
How can an embrace of entrepreneurial practices and approaches help you establish a missionally vibrant, financially viable church to reach both "de-churched" or "un-churched" people? In this workshop, Jay will provide practical insight, proven practices, and relevant examples to spur your thinking and help you imagine possibilities worth pursuing post-conference.

Session C - Thursday, Nov 10 (10:45a)
Don’t Sit on Your Assets! • Dan Davidson
The “Divine Economy” provides churches a biblical framework for understanding and practicing collective stewardship in three areas: local community, means of grace, and blessing of talents. In this session, Dan will explain how to leverage underutilized assets upon which your church may be sitting to enhance its influence and impact in the community. 

Session D - Thursday, Nov 10 (1:30p)
Could Your Ministry Use an Integrity Tune-Up? • Nicole Wallenfelsz
Establishing solid systems of financial accountability takes extra effort, but they are important tools we should use and not neglect. Join Nicole to walk through an Integrity Tune-up of your ministry’s current practices and compare them to best practices in areas like board governance, compliance with laws, and giver communication.