Hosted by Pastor Terrell L McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, New Church Hacks provides practical (and sometimes peculiar) prompts for churches from start to restart. This free webinar series is jam-packed with clever solutions to tricky problems and empowers courageous leaders with the tools, tips and how-tos to start, sustain and strengthen congregations. For regular updates, be sure to check this page and follow along on social media with #NewChurchHacks!


Secure a Firm Financial Foundation

Building a budget, eliminating debt, and investing your savings will help your community of faith build a solid financial foundation for long-term success. What simple but significant changes could revolutionize giving at your church? In this episode, we will:

  • Discover how vision clarity gives your stewardship life
  • Learn how generous leadership draws followers
  • Construct pillars for financial success
  • Understand the spiritual relationship between scarcity and abundance
  • Celebrate what you have, not what you don’t

The episode’s featured guests included Belinda King (Building and Capital Services Advisor for and Vice President of Disciples Church Extension Fund), Bruce Barkhauer (Director of the Center for Faith and Giving), and Mike Mather (pastor of First United Methodist Church Boulder, Colorado and the author of Having Nothing, Possessing Everything: Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places).

Watch our last episode of the season below!

A link to a recording of the webinar was emailed to all registrants after the episode airs, regardless of attendance.

The episode’s guests and host went live on the New Church Ministry Facebook page for a Q&A with Lisa Pilat, a Building Manager and Church Manager/Bookkeeper. You can watch the Facebook Live video below.

Thanks for joining us in 2020, and we look forward to seeing you again in 2021!


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