Why Does a Church Need to Keep Records & Give Reports? Having a record keeping and reporting system in place can be helpful for churches as a means of . . .
How are you going to know how the members of the Body value what is happening in your Church? . . . How are you going to know what the Body needs in order to keep growing? . . .
Read through the spiritual gifts section on the Ministry Tools Resource Center’s primary site, and you will come to understand how everybody has a part in the growth of the Body (Eph. 4:16). Due to that reality, we need to do what we can to facilitate ministry. . . .
The Great Commission is not a once and done effort on our part but rather a continual, on-going mission. Some churches start out with a passion to reach the lost and help them become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. But, something happens along the way. . . . If they had just paid attention to the records, they might have noticed the start of the plateau or decline. . . .
We’ve looked at why record-keeping and reporting can be good. They are a means of . . . We now turn to the “how” of record keeping. As in any other task we do, we must begin with the heart to make sure the entire process is honoring to the Lord. We need to . . .
While a church records management policy can assist you in knowing which records to collect and means of collecting them, it should also take you to the heart of the matter.