Last time we saw how there can be an argument for having a separate charity for carrying out some ministries, particularly the social action ministries, but that this is not always necessary. Nevertheless, where it is advisable eg for fund raising purposes, safeguards should be in place to keep the ministry closely integrated with the […]

Continue reading about Charities and the Church pt 6. Good practice between associated charities

Nigel Ring on March 19th, 2015

In our considerations thus far I have primarily been considering charities under which a church operates. But are these suitable for specialist ministries such as Social Action? Is another charity necessary? Because ministry to those who are poor or in need is almost the definition of ‘charity’ many such ministries feel that a separate charity […]

Continue reading about Charities and the Church pt 5. Associated charities

As already stated, in creating a new charity there are three very important features to consider. 1. What are the objectives of the charity? 2. What is the geographical sphere in which the charity will operate? 3. Who should be the trustees? We dealt with the appointment of trustees in the last posting. What are […]

Continue reading about Charities and the Church pt 4. Objectives and Sphere of Operation

Nigel Ring on March 3rd, 2015

Good, spirit led administration is a vital ministry in any church that wishes to grow. If well focussed this gift allows the leadership to give themselves to fulfilling their God given role as they release many of the practical matters necessary to achieving a vision to those who are gifted and called. Equipping, Fellowship and […]

Continue reading about Spirit-led Administration Workshop – 25 April 2015