Five Reasons Some Churches Celebrate Debt Retirement

Episode #560
August 6, 2019
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Debt can drag down a church’s finances and keep it from being able to minister as it would like to. So when a church retires its debt, it’s typically a cause for celebration.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Debt retirement celebrations should be more of a celebration of God’s provision than debt retirement.
  • When debt is eliminated in a church, funds available for ministry increase dramatically.
  • Having more money for ministry in a church means having more money to reach people for Christ.
  • Too many times in churches that need revitalization we talk about problems instead of promises.

The six failures we discuss are:

  1. It is a reminder of God’s provisions.
  2. It is an announcement of new funding for ministry.
  3. It is a celebration. Churches need to celebrate more often.
  4. It is a thank you to the members.
  5. It is great information for newer members who may not know.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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