Stories of impact

Inspirational stories and news of God's work throughout the Converge movement

Jim Capaldo

Death, Taxes, Pastors, and your Church's 2023 Budget

Is your church committed to funding your pastor and his spouse until death? That is unlikely. Do you know how your pastor's taxes differ from those who work secular jobs? Again, that is ulikely. This practical article brings clarity to your pastor's challenging tax situation and how your church can intentionally and justly budget to sustainable support him now and into the future.

Oct 24 2022


Ukraine Relief Christmas Catalog

Winter is coming! Help Ukrainian families and ministries, today!

Sep 15 2022


Unmuzzling the Oxen: Inflation & Pastoral Compensation

With inflation on the rise, here are some practical insights and tools for reviewing pastoral compensation and benefits in your church.

Sep 1 2022


Overcoming Evil with Good: A Report from the Ukrainian Front

This Ukrainian trip report discusses Converge's relief efforts as well key opportunities and learnings from many meetings with Ukrainian Baptist ministry leaders.

Sep 1 2022


Celebrating & Sustaining Pastoral Leadership

A sustaining local church has a biblical order to it. At a foundational level, this order begins with a biblically qualified elder/pastor (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 5:1-5) who is surrendered to Christ and to biblical accountability (1 Timothy 5:19-22).

Oct 20 2021

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