Budgeting & Finance

By Tim Lawrence · July 10, 2017
Managing risk in preparation for a church's loan approval takes savvy and careful planning.

By Mark Brooks · December 29, 2015
The details of providing online giving to your church members.

By Mark Brooks · July 24, 2015
Americans have changed the way they do commerce; fewer people carry checks and often have little to no cash on them. So now, rather than the plate making it easier for members to give, it can actually be an obstacle for your church membership to be generous.

WFM Staff · March 06, 2015
There's more to cutting costs than staff, benefits and refinancing debt.

Jim Kumorek · January 27, 2015
Didn't make it to NAMM this year? Here's a series of audio components pushing the boundaries of sound at this year's event.

October 13, 2014
Identify your religious institution's borrowing capacity. Learn to develop a comprehensive plan for financing your land and buildings. Learn about common loan products and loan covenants for construction and term financing. Understand the loan approval process as well as current financing products.

WFM Staff · August 19, 2014
Every building, no matter how well built, will age over the years. In time your facility will eventually need repairs. Within every church, on a seemingly regular basis, equipment will break, things will leak, systems will need updating and items will need to be replaced. Are you prepared?

WFM Staff · May 30, 2014
When planning to construct a church, try looking around and check the properties that are available. You might be surprised at the savings and other benefits you may find.

WFM Staff · May 22, 2014
What contributes to ministry success? Evangelism, discipleship, preaching, and prayer always make the list. Church finance, on the other hand, may fall to the bottom or be left off entirely. Yet it plays a critical role. When you set your church up to be financially strong, you tangibly equip it to accomplish its intangible, God-given calling.

By Mark Brooks · April 16, 2014
If you want to fully fund your ministries you had better know how to use social media to raise dollars.  Consider this, if Facebook was a country it would rank third in size with over 1.1 Billion users worldwide.