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  • Study: the church, money & embezzlement

    by Bob Smietana, posted Thursday, August 03, 2017 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- With churches and other faith groups collecting tens of billions of donations each year, some of the money unfortunately goes missing.

    About 1 in 10 Protestant churches has had someone embezzle funds, according to a survey released today (Aug. 3) of 1,000 Protestant senior pastors from LifeWay Research. The group conducted the survey Aug. 22–Sept. 16, 2016.

    That figure isn't surprising, said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. Most churches rely on volunteers to handle their finances, he said. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A solid investment

    by David Jeremiah, posted Tuesday, July 12, 2016 (2 years ago)

    "Millions of us have experienced the uncertainty of creating a solid investment portfolio as the stock market rises and falls like a rollercoaster," David Jeremiah writes. But, he notes, the Bible's fundamental investment strategy has little to do with accumulating money. Read More