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Tithe: What Does It Really Mean?

One of the most misused words in churches is “Tithe” There are several different uses and definitions of the word; some accurate and some not

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UMC General Conference

This is written for everyone, but especially with my United Methodist Church friends in mind. Having spent many years of my adult life in the

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Smart Money For Church Salaries

Salary and church compensation mistakes are all too common. These mistakes cost churches great staff, strong vision, and kingdom investment. Our team at Generis has

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The Big Shift

Since the turn of the century, we have seen a significant shift in church attendance that shows people are attending much less frequently than they did

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What A Coach Does

If you know me, you know that I love sports. I played youth sports as a kid, baseball, basketball, and golf in high school, and

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Good Friday?

I’m not quite sure what is good about the day that Jesus went to the cross. I’ve done the Google thing and read all of

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