Don’t give resources to those who are leveraging existing resources to gain more resources

A few of us have been arguing for more of a focus on deprived communities. As I noted here: Evangelical churches in the South outnumber

The church is God’s plan A so should be the focus of our missions giving

We recently had cause to reevaluate our mission partners. We had always taken the view that we would only support those individuals and/or organisations with

Should poorer churches give to missions?

Somebody floated an interesting question to me this week that I had always assumed had such an obvious answer that nobody could possibly think otherwise.

Why don’t relatively well-resourced churches help?

Jeremy Marshall seems like a good chap. He seems this way to me because he is asking questions that do deserve an answer. He referenced

Limited room for mavericks

Anybody who has watched a single cop show knows that the only interesting ones are dominated by a maverick. Whether it’s Jack Regan and Gene

If you have no money, how do you run a church budget?

Early on, when I had first started at Bethel Church, I remember having a general discussion about budgets. I forget specifically why we brought it

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