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Great Commission Budgeting
Great Commission Budgeting
Great Commission Budgeting
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Great Commission Budgeting
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Great Commission Budgeting
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  • Full length of Presentation is organized around 6 modules which can be taught in 1 hour segments. This presentation has certain slides hidden and can be presented in 3, 1 hour segments. The hidden slides are from the full presentation and can be unhidden at the presenters discretion.
  • Full length of Presentation is organized around 6 modules which can be taught in 1 hour segments. This presentation has certain slides hidden and can be presented in 3, 1 hour segments. The hidden slides are from the full presentation and can be unhidden at the presenters discretion.
  • Full length of Presentation is organized around 6 modules which can be taught in 1 hour segments. This presentation has certain slides hidden and can be presented in 3, 1 hour segments. The hidden slides are from the full presentation and can be unhidden at the presenters discretion.
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    • 1.  
    • 2. Bill Townes, CPA, MBA Vice President for Convention Finance Executive Committee of the SBC 901 Commerce Street Nashville, TN 37203 [email_address] The Cooperative Program enables me to partner with more than 45,000 churches to make Christ known . . . at home, across the nation, and around the world.(cpmissions.net)
    • 3. GREAT COMMISSION AND STEWARDSHIP
    • 4. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations... baptizing them... teaching them... Matthew 28:19a
    • 5. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING
      • Affirm God’s Ownership
      • Affirm Christ’s Lordship
      • Acknowledge accountability
      • Accept our responsibility
    • 6. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING: FOCUS
      • Relationship between Sharing the Gospel and Stewardship
      • Giving is an Act of Worship
      • Generous Giving as a primary expression of Stewardship
    • 7. GENEROUS GIVING? "(c) www.Kluth.org used by permission
    • 8. . . .witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth . Acts 1:8b (KJV)
    • 9. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING
      • “ Christian stewardship and the Gospel are inseparable. It roots essentially not in programs but in a dynamic relationship with the living God” – W. Fisher
    • 10. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING
      • Proclaim the Good News
      • Obey the Good News
      • Align Budget with the Great Commission
      • Measure church activities by the Great Commission
    • 11.  
    • 12. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING: WHAT?
      • NOT Just changing formats!
      • Church is an instrument to fulfill the Great Commission
      • Examine current budget in light of Great Commission
    • 13. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING: WHY?
      • Does your budget inspire?
      “ A Church that is about the business of Christ’s mission is in the midst of exciting business” – H. Mather
    • 14. GREAT COMMISSION BUDGETING
      • Giving will Increase when Members:
      • UNDERSTAND how their gift “makes disciples of all nations”
      • LEARN to be faithful stewards and generous givers
      • TRUST the budgeting process and leadership team
    • 15. PROCEEDING
    • 16. HOW TO PROCEED: Overview
      • Prepare Leadership
      • Prepare the Budget Planning Group
      • Plan Spiritual Enrichment Emphases
      • Review Budgeting Procedures
    • 17. HOW TO PROCEED: Prepare Leadership
      • Pray about the possibility
      • Discuss options with Key financial leaders
      • Invite leaders to seek God’s will on how to respond to the Great Commission Concept
    • 18. PREPARE LEADERSHIP: Advantages of Focus
      • Generosity increases when tied to Biblical precepts
      “ A key to giving success is people knowing that the church has a mission, a vision of what God wants that church to do in ministry” – D. Joiner
    • 19. PREPARE LEADERSHIP: Evaluating Budget Items
      • How can we respond to the Lord’s Commission?
      • Does this ministry help us respond?
      • Is this ministry vital to our response?
      • How can our church best do this ministry?
      • Invite open and honest conversation
    • 20. PREPARE BUDGET PLANNING GROUP:
      • Pray for the church, the task, patience and wisdom
      • Provide the necessary resources/tools for task
      • Plan ample time in the budgeting process
      • Encourage and support them
    • 21. PLAN SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT: Spiritual Renewal:
      • Genuinely care about reaching others
      • Actively witness
      • Faithfully give
      • Prayerfully support church ministries
    • 22. PLAN SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT: Pastoral Opportunity:
      • Preaching
      • Teaching
      • Training
      • Informal Conversations
      • Bible Studies
      • Dramas
      • Prayer
      • Offering Emphases
      See Page 11 of GC Resource
    • 23. REVIEW PROCEDURES:
      • “ We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift. For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord, but also in the eyes of men” – II Cor 8:20-21
    • 24. REVIEW PROCEDURES: Accountability & Trust Receive Count/Record Deposit Handle $ Spend Report
    • 25. PREPARING
    • 26.
      • Unified Budget Plan
      • Missions, Education, Benevolence, & Personnel
      • Traditional or Ministry-Action
      BUDGET PREPARATION:
    • 27. BUDGET PREPARATION: "(c) www.Kluth.org used by permission
    • 28.
      • Disciple
      • Baptize
      • Teach
      • Established Church
      BUDGET PREPARATION: Format
    • 29.
      • Jerusalem
      • Judea
      • Samaria
      • Uttermost part of the Earth
      BUDGET PREPARATION: Format
    • 30. PRESENTING
    • 31. BUDGETING PRESENTATION
      • All ministries should support the Great Commission focus
      • Opportunity to Teach members
      • Be positive and prepared for discussion
    • 32. BUDGET FAIR
    • 33. BUDGET FAIR: Theme
      • Make disciples . . of all nations
      • Baptize them
      • Teach them
      • To the end of the age
    • 34. BUDGET FAIR: Theme
      • Display Booths (Interactive)
      • Demonstrations
      • Devotional Area
      • Food
      • Devotion & Inspiration
      Each ministry area should represent the church’s response to the Great Commission
    • 35. TIME SCHEDULE
    • 36. APPENDIX RESOURCES
    • 37. QUESTIONS
    • 38.
      • www.stewardshipdirect.com
      • Stewardship Development Association
      • “ equipping churches to address Biblical stewardship”
      RESOURCES
    • 39.
      • www.stewardshipdirect.com
      • www.cpmissions.net
      • Southern Baptist: Cooperative Program Missions Resources
      RESOURCES
    • 40.
      • www.stewardshipdirect.com
      • www.cpmissions.net
      • www.actsone8.com
      • Resources on becoming a worldwide mission center
      RESOURCES
    • 41.
      • www.stewardshipdirect.com
      • www.cpmissions.net
      • www.actsone8.com
      • www.gabaptist.org
      RESOURCES

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