COVID-19 Resources for Church Leaders
We have curated content from our in house experts and leading thinkers across the church. Whether you are a Church Communicator or an Executive Leader in a church, we have content to help and inspire you. Choose the resource topic you are interested in below to preview and access content from leaders like Steve Carter, Kenton Beshore, Mark Venti, and more.
COVID-19 Articles and Blogs
Enjoy these additional resources from CDF Capital staff and contributors to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a short video, I offer four words to church leaders who are analyzing their financial responses to COVID-19. Even though churches are immersed in important spiritual work during this crisis, we cannot ignore the financial realities that impact each organization. In order for ministry efforts to continue in this…Read More
While most everything we read or hear these days is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, and the tens of thousands of people affected, I am writing to let you know that we have not forgotten you. How are you doing? I trust you are healthy, following the recommended safety guidelines,…Read More
In the rapid move to church online, communicators need a crash course on how to communicate more effectively. No longer is there a large room full of people you can be eye-to-eye with—you’ve now got families gathering together around screens in their living rooms and kitchens. Your style of communication…Read More
CDF Capital is committed to helping churches grow—and in order for churches to grow, leaders need to have a strong understanding of the state of churches around the nation during uncertain times. To that end, we surveyed 269 US-based churches to learn how Sunday services went on March 15. Afterward,…Read More
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” —Peter Drucker, Father of Management Thinking The Christian stewards who love your church or ministry want to know that you are OK because they want you to continue to do what you do. They want to know how they…Read More
Connection. Hope. Two things everyone longs for. That doesn’t change in this time of COVID-19 social distancing. In fact, it spotlights the need all the more. But good news—connection and hope is what the church was built on. But good news—connection and hope is what the church was built on.…Read More
Just days into coronavirus-spurred social distancing, we’re all adjusting to how it impacts our lives. Although we might be pressed to admit it, COVID-19 brings a culturally imposed Sabbath—a slower pace that many of us welcome. Our to-do lists are shrinking, our social calendar no longer owns us, and there…Read More
The coronavirus has made it unsafe for many churches to meet on Sunday mornings. Now what? Many organizations see this as a time to batten down the hatches and hope everything returns to normal when this is over. But for churches, crisis is an opportunity to grow. We have understood…Read More
John Maxwell once told me, “Everybody communicates but few connect.” Right now as churches are moving their weekend services to an online format, it is imperative that we connect with our people and help them connect with God, Scripture, their feelings, and their family in the wake of COVID-19. Over…Read More
Pastoring a small church in a big city has been extremely rewarding. Among many of those rewards is the ease of intimate connection. We average roughly 50 adults on a given Sunday, 10 children, and 8 youth. I truly know everyone by name. I know every family member. I know…Read More