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Study: Churches on solid ground as economy reboundsNASHVILLE (BP) -- Church collection plates were a little bit fuller last fall, according to a new study released today (Feb. 8) by LifeWay Research.
About 40 percent of Protestant pastors say their churches received more offerings in 2017 than in 2016. Three-quarters say their church met or exceeded budget. And only about a third say the economy gave their church trouble.
Those are among the findings of a report from LifeWay Research, based on a survey of 1,000 Protestant senior pastors that was conducted Aug. 30-Sept. 18, ... Read More
Budget shortfalls hamper 3 in 10 churches surveyedNASHVILLE (BP) -- When it comes to finances, the new normal for many American churches seems to be "just getting by."
A third of Protestant senior pastors say their church's giving was under budget in 2015, according to LifeWay Research.
One in five saw their finances decline. Read More