The Following Conferences and Seminars are conducted by our Director, James Rickard and are for the purpose of equipping Christians on the Biblical Principles of Leadership and Financial Stewardship.
A Typical Weekend Church Conference:
- Saturday – Church Leadership and Finance Seminar
- Sunday School – 14 Steps to Financial Freedom
- Sunday A.M. Worship – The 3 Convictions for Biblical Stewardship
- Sunday Evening – Estate Planning Seminar
The Pastor and His Income Tax. Designed for pastors. Covers such topics as the 1986, 1990, 2000, 2003 and subsequent Tax Reform Acts and their impact on ministers, the parsonage or housing allowance exclusion, professional expenses (why you should be reimbursed), salary packages, retirement plans, employee versus self-employment rules and record keeping requirements.
Church Leadership and Finance. Designed for elders, deacons, trustees, administrators, finance committee members, etc. Addresses such matters as protecting the integrity of the church, qualifications for leadership, generating budgets and reports, filing correct tax forms, developing salary packages, setting goals and objectives, record keeping requirements and principles of praying for, protecting and paying the pastoral staff.
Family Finance. Looks at the biblical principles of money focusing on three convictions and fourteen key financial principles. Offers practical counsel on how to make good financial decisions and how to handle debt. Also gives helpful information concerning budgets, life insurance, credit cards – a great tool or a terrible master – buying automobiles, prepaying a home mortgage, retirement planning, and numerous examples of real-life situations.
Biblical Stewardship. Selected texts for the Sunday morning worship service centered around the 3 convictions of Biblical Stewardship which we believe are the cornerstone principles.
Estate Planning. Provides practical help in estate planning and making a will or revocable living trust. Covers basic terminology, guardianship, joint tenancy, probate, the dangers of dying intestate (without a will), a checklist for the surviving spouse and a discussion surrounding the different types of powers of attorney. The information shared will also be helpful in reviewing the will you may already have.