One Simple Step Toward a Better Church Budget

Episode #423
April 13, 2018
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Podcast Episode #423

Art Rainer joins us to talk about church budgets, budgeting tools, and how churches can free up more money toward missions.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • When dealing with personal finances, give generously, save wisely, and live appropriately.
  • Envelope3 allows you to know if you’re spending too much on church personnel and operations.
  • The #1 question pastors have about church budgets is “What % of our budget should go to personnel costs?”
  • Church budgeting doesn’t have to be laborious.


Budgets are tools for mission, not just a necessary evil. E3 believes that pastors and church leaders who stay on top of current trends and best practices will craft budgets that are less wasteful and more mission-oriented. With Envelope3, you…
  1. Get an immediate analysis of your budget through our custom program
  2. Receive regular updates on current trends and best practices from industry experts
  3. Have questions about your budget? Get them answered in our community learning forum

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