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Liberating Finances in Church Plants (actually in any church)

Season 1, Ep. 5005

LIBERATING FINANCES WHEN PLANTING CHURCHES

Predicated on Micro/Bivo…freelance pastor

•      Sending church—low overhead

•      New church—none of the traditional costs

•      Education

•      Salary

•      Rent

•      Church planter

•      No seminary: A. Money B. Time tax

•      Good salary

•      Freedom to quit job if/when necessary

•      “Future Church”

•      Church plant can amass money if growth is outsized

•      Sending church can send money when it will do the most good

Micro/Bivo solves two major problems

•      Problem 1—Constant worry/attention to raising money  

•      Matthew 6:24 ESV  No oneone can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

•      Problem 2—Unable to succeed due to pressing finances

•      Luke 14:28-30 ESV For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? 29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, 30 saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

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