Financial


Alabama News | Oct. 6 2016

‘Tithing Challenge’ could be way to encourage cheerful, generous giving

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Hesitant givers might find comfort in knowing they could ask for a refund of their... [READ MORE]

Financial | Oct. 6 2016

Trust, prayer, planning can help with financial stress

By Howard Dayton Co-founder, Crown Financial Ministries Remember, God assures us He will always supply our needs, but He has not promised to... [READ MORE]

Financial | Oct. 6 2016

Economy, stewardship, attendance trends all impact church finances

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist If the statistic that 1 in 5 churches saw their finances decline in 2015 is accurate, there must be a reason... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 21 2016

SBC 2016 — Messengers adopt increased budget, approve Golden Gate’s name change

Messengers participating in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, approved a $189 million Cooperative... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 9 2016

CP giving 6.13% above year-to-date projection

NASHVILLE — Year-to-date contributions to Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) national and international missions and ministries received... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 2 2016

College degree not necessary to be middle class, according to majority

Although the financial gap between college graduates and those with a high school degree or less has never been greater, the percentage of Americans... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 28 2016

Longtime concerns over ‘fast cash now’ lenders bolstered with new research

Faith and community leaders have long fought to regulate the so-called payday loan lenders that are continually expanding across the nation. ... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 25 2016

County sheriff urges churches to develop plan for securing offerings

Church offerings are becoming a frequent target for thieves. In recent years a safe containing church offerings was stolen from a Mobile church.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 4 2016

Variety of helpful resources available for Christians in midst of life’s storms

In Matthew 5:4, Jesus says, “For He (God) makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”... [READ MORE]

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