Giving Year End Stock and IRA Gifts: A Tax Beneficial Way to Support Your Church
finance / Generous Fellowship

Giving Year End Stock and IRA Gifts: A Tax Beneficial Way to Support Your Church

As we near the end of 2021, members of your congregations are thinking about making charitable gifts to their churches and other charitable causes. While tax deductions are not the primary reason that people of faith give, it is a factor that most people do consider. We want to share two ways that members of … Continue reading

<strong>A Narrative Budget? Four Possibilities for Presenting Your Church’s Financial Plan</strong>
General CBF

A Narrative Budget? Four Possibilities for Presenting Your Church’s Financial Plan

We all know that people learn in different ways.  For instance, if a person wants to develop a hobby, there are generally numerous ways to pursue this new interest. Some folks pick up a book and learn through reading.  Other people immediately look for videos online that teach the same techniques in a more visually … Continue reading

Economic Development Ministries / Poverty & Transformation Ministries

Austin congregation raises funds to build seven wells in Ethiopia

The following post comes from CBF partner church, First Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. AUSTIN, TEXAS– This past Advent season, the congregation of First Baptist Church of Austin challenged themselves to “spend less, in order to give more.”  In the generous spirit of a community that serves in love and compassion, First Austin members participated … Continue reading