10 Ways to Lead During Continuing Difficult Financial Times
The “Great Recession” and the economic stagnation that has hit the US has affected churches like no other recession in most of our lifetimes. Because of that, the continuing economic stagnation and high unemployment continues to take a toll on churches. Churches have had to live with declining budgets, staff layoffs, reduced programming and liquidating properties at fire sale prices for several years. While there is no magic bullet, there are sound financial principles that our churches need to have been following, but we need to be reminded of their importance.