Budgeting Resources for the Local Church
Provided by 9Marks
Many pastors conceive of the church budget as primarily a financial tool, but in fact it is primarily a pastoral tool. A church’s philosophy of ministry is locked into its budget, and so the budget will either stifle or accelerate any attempts to move a congregation toward a biblical model of church health. As such, the church budget is a far more potent pastoral tool than many church leaders realize. Budgeting for a Healthy Church examines each section of the budget in light of Biblical principles to show how a church budget can lock in healthy approaches to ministry.
Below, you will find several tools described in the book for constructing a church budget that funds healthy ministry. Feel free to download these, edit them, and make them your own. You may not distribute these beyond your church and/or sell them without written permission from 9Marks and Zondervan.