Category: 10-Minute Treasurer

Preview of Spring 2022

I started this blog two and a half years ago with the intent of focusing nearly exclusively on providing practical advice to churches. It seems like I’ve been posting more denominational stuff lately? What’s up with that? Is this going to continue? I’ll give you a preview in this post.

The Global Methodist Church is launching May 1st. What does that mean for the Dakotas?

Since the announcement that the Global Methodist denomination, I’ve had a number of pastors reach out to me and ask what this means for their church. Usually these are pastors of churches leaning towards leaving the UMC. Here’s what I’ve been sharing with them. The video gives some advice on what your church leadership can be doing now.

My Church forgot to file with the Secretary of State. Now what?

Is your church in Good Standing with the State? The other day, I did a search on the Secretary of State website for United Methodist churches. You would be shocked at how many churches have been involuntarily dissolved because someone missed filing the Annual Report. In this post, I show you how to check your church’s status and how to undo the damage if your church isn’t in Good Standing.