Daily Archives - October 26, 2023

The Stewardship of Time

An Interview with Greg Fine, Pastor of FBC Higginsville A few months ago, I was wasting some time on Facebook and came across a retirement announcement of long-time pastor Gregg Fine of FBC, Higginsville MO, fifty-plus miles east of Kansas City. Greg has been on the list of MBC pastors that...


The Future of Giving is Hybrid

The following post can be found at: https://www.onlinegiving.org/blog. The Hybrid Church is here to stay, and we now know that the future of giving is hybrid. In the future, we can “expect that post-pandemic giving and fundraising will likely remain hybrid, as the adaptation of digital and hybrid giving models will...


The Physical Church IS Essential

Did Bruce Willis predict the future of the Church in the 2009 movie Surrogates? IMB says this about the film, “Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in...


From the Desk of Our Executive Director

Is it essential that Christians attend church physically? We will deal with that question in this edition of The Stewardship Journal. Recent studies are showing the impact of the Lockdowns and the move by many to embrace the virtual church. Is that effective or not? This Journal raises some good...