Talking About Giving and Generosity
Why is talking about money so difficult? How can church leaders think and talk about money in a healthy and helpful way?
In this episode, Adrian Reynolds is joined by Paul Houghton, CEO at Kingdom Bank, to talk about how money fits into church life, the principles of giving, how churches can anticipate financial change, and how to care for those in need.
00:00 - Introduction
01:02 - Why is it difficult to talk about money in the church?
08:29 - Principles of giving to the church
12:09 - Finances after the Covid crisis
14:45 - How can churches anticipate financial change?
17:09 - When money becomes power
21:47 - How do churches look after people in financial need?
26:54 - Looking after your church treasurer
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Why Do We Need a Christian Bank? (fiec.org.uk)
- The Association of Church Accountants and Treasurers (acat.uk.com)
In:Dependence is FIEC’s official podcast, where you’ll hear teaching and resources for church leaders from the FIEC Ministry Team and guests from FIEC churches and partners.
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