New layoffs are announced each week and the unemployment numbers keep rising. Talk of recession-proofing your life is becoming more and more common, and with shrinking giving the church is not immune. Margaret Feinberg says it’s time to recession-proof your church. And she gives five steps to doing it that every church can follow. This is the type of thing that would be very good to e-mail your pastor.
She makes the great point that no matter what, God is still in control, and she sees these hard times as an opportunity:
Recognize that financially tough times provide an opportunity for the church and the people of God to shine the brightest. Today, more than ever, your dollar can go further and make a bigger difference in the life of another. As Christians, we are called to be the people who run in when everyone else is running out.