Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!
When it comes to quality in ministry, many of our minds automatically gravitate to plush facilities, a/v systems that would rival a U2 concert, or a kids area that looks like something straight out of Disney World.
But I believe that churches of all shapes, sizes, and budgets can deliver a great first impression without breaking the bank. As one leader recently told me, “I know we need to make improvements, but how do I get started when there’s just no money?”
Here’s the reality: many of your best improvements are easier, cheaper, and more immediately-accessible than you think. We tend to focus on physical gifts to our guests when we should be thinking about the spiritual gifts of our people.
Will some of these things require elbow grease or mental maneuvering on your part? Well, sure. But the most worthwhile things usually do. Here are ten ways that you can make significant steps forward without having to go begging to your finance committee: