We Help Churches Grow

Since 1953, we’ve been helping churches get the resources they need to transform lives and communities.

We provide transformational capital to the church

God calls His people into a story of transformation. We help Christians and churches embrace their part in this story by providing the three kinds of capital every congregation needs for growth.

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God calls His people to steward their resources. We help Christians and churches put their finances to work for the Kingdom.

Individual Investments

Your investment dollars are loaned to churches — which comes back to you with interest.

Church Loans & More

We provide competitive rates on building and refinancing loans to help churches grow.

shape1LEADERSHIP Capital

We don’t believe in cut-and-paste, one-size-fits-all solutions. Our world-class team of ministry practitioners walk alongside your leaders to increase the clarity, health, and alignment of your church.

shape1Spiritual Capital

God calls His people to pray and exercise their spiritual strengths on behalf of one another. Our network showers churches with prayers for blessing and growth.

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1953

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11,000+

investors

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$650 million

total assets

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2,000+

loans made

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1,000+

church & ministry partners

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Nearly $2 billion

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New from the CDF Capital blog

Remain Steadfast in the Face of Change

By CDF Capital | September 2, 2019

John Scott has seen colossal transformation in his more than 30 years at Community Christian Church in Hemet, California. “In the last ten years since the economic crash, our valley took an absolutely huge hit and never has recovered,” said John. The main industry in the area was housing. Right before the crash he remembered,…

The Digital Age of Church: Stories of Online Transformation

By Andrew Statezny | September 2, 2019

I encourage church leaders to pastor people digitally as well as in person because I’ve seen absolute life change occur and relationships with Christ strengthened because of online church. Here are three examples: Long-Distance Baptism Last summer I was heading on vacation. Near my destination lived an entire family who had been participating in online…

The Digital Age of Church: Ask the Right Question

By Andrew Statezny | September 2, 2019

I recently did some work with a great church that was looking to up their digital game. But I couldn’t figure out why they were so far behind in the digital arena than other churches their size and budget. Being such a strong ministry, it didn’t make much sense. Until, that is, I heard a…

The Caterpillar and the Butterfly

By Dusty Rubeck | September 2, 2019

It’s hard to imagine two creatures with less in common than the caterpillar and the butterfly. They appear to be opposites in most every way. A caterpillar is little more than a large worm crawling along at a few yards per hour. Yet when its metamorphosis is complete, it emerges from the cocoon as a…

They Birthed a New Church

By CDF Capital | September 2, 2019

Two groups of people, who were 1,600 miles apart, sensed God moving in their lives. They did not know at the time, but they were on a collision course toward a ministry partnership. The Next Step of Obedience Tom Cooper, Mike Foster, and John Klundt at Broadway Christian Church in Mesa, Arizona could not shake…

Family & Faith

By Kelly Carr | September 2, 2019

The alarm blares the alert that morning has arrived, but before she can fully shake the slumber from her eyes, Cathy Campbell reaches across to the other pillow and feels an empty space. It has been one year since her husband Jim passed away, but some habits are hard to break. The date dawns on…

Helping Ministries Grow: Mentoring Christian Fundraisers

By CDF Capital | September 2, 2019

It is exciting to think that right now ministry ideas are brimming in the hearts and minds of believers across the country and around the world. Yet those ideas can never reach the Kingdom without resources to support them. How can ministries find fellow believers who have the resources and desire to begin a partnership…

The Reluctant Church Planter

By CDF Capital | April 29, 2019

Mark Lee has been Lead Pastor of VantagePoint Church—a congregation of about 1,800 people in Eastvale, California—since he helped plant it 11 years ago. But Mark almost opted out of what God was doing in Eastvale. He tried church planting before, and it did not go so great. It was not what he saw himself…

A Fire for Sacred Spaces

By Steve Carr | April 22, 2019

After the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France, endless conversations have emerged about the future of the landmark. The most interesting one, in my view, concerns how the hollowed-out structure should be rebuilt. While some are demanding that reconstruction aim for a precise replication of the previous design, the French Prime…

The Triad Echo of God’s Call

By Nathan R. Elson | April 22, 2019

One of my more enjoyable ministry experiences was conceptualizing, organizing, and running Men’s Adventure Weekends with Hope Chapel in San Pedro, California. It was a simple concept: break everyone randomly into twelve tribes; put them in competitions around physical, spiritual, and intellectual tasks; watch them grow closer to God. Every weekend was the same—we would…