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How Are Church Planters Best Funded? Big Study Offers Ideas

October 10, 2016

by Warren Bird

• What are church planters concerned about? Finances are one of the three top concerns for 73% of them.

• How many church planters have “considerable friction” in their marriages about finances? One third (35%).

• What are some solutions to better fund today’s growing movement of new churches? A new Barna Report produced in partnership with Thrivent Financial has 95 pages of fresh answers — research, charts, diagrams and commentary.

Subtitled “The Myths and Realities of Church Planters and Their Finances,” this timely download uncovers many previously unknown financial realities faced by church planters and those who help sponsor them.

For an overview of the findings, see the short video in this blog where David Kinnaman, President of the Barna Group, talks from his office with yours truly, from my hotel room:

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