5.62: Funding Forward: New Business Models for Ministry

Explore a sustainable financial framework for churches. Gain innovative strategies and finance advice for long-term stability with guest Grace Pomroy.

Wondering how to navigate church finances or needing a path toward financial stability for your church? In this video, we share our sustainable financial framework for churches today.

If your church is seeking a more sustainable financial framework, you’re in the right place. Together, we’ll unpack innovative financial strategies, explore finance advice for your church, and shed light on the keys to long-term financial stability for your faith community. Connect your money values with your stewardship leadership today. Join us for the Pivot podcast as we interview Grace Pomroy—financial educator, author, and the Director of Luther Seminary’s Stewardship Leaders program.

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Grace Pomroy

Grace Pomroy is a financial educator, speaker, and blogger. She helps couples transform their relationship and deepen their intimacy by having open and honest conversation about money. She empowers them to connect their money and their values so they can create a more fulfilling life together. In 2017, she became a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI). She lives with her husband in Gig Harbor, WA. When she's not talking about money, you'll find her exploring new cities, hiking trails, or in her kitchen perfecting her sourdough recipe. She is currently the Director of the Stewardship Leaders Program at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN and co-owner of Embracing Stewardship, LLC.

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  • Terri Elton

    Terri is a teacher who loves Jesus and God’s world. She currently is a Professor of Leadership and Dean of Academic Affairs at Luther Seminary, but has also served in congregations and non-profit settings. In her free time, Terri loves to bike and explore nature. She, along with her husband Eric, believes the world is interesting and together they travel to different cultures and places as often as they can.

  • Dwight Zscheile

    Dwight Zscheile is vice president of innovation and professor of congregational mission and leadership at Luther Seminary. His latest book is Leading Faithful Innovation: Following God into a Hopeful Future (with Michael Binder and Tessa Pinkstaff, Fortress Press, 2023).

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