By Bob Smietana
A third of Protestant senior pastors say their church’s giving was under budget in 2015, according to LifeWay Research.
One in five saw their finances decline.
Overall, about half of pastors say the economy negatively affected their churches this year.
Scott McConnell, associate director of LifeWay Research, says pastors are still uneasy about their church’s finances.
“Wages grew in 2015, and inflation and unemployment remained low,” said McConnell. “Yet the financial picture for many churches did not improve.” [Read more…]