Christianity Today, the nonprofit media ministry that publishes Church Finance Today, recently unveiled its new cause: Beautiful Orthodoxy. The vision: In a world in desperate need of truth, goodness, and beauty, Christianity Today leads the church by richly communicating the breadth of the true, good, and beautiful gospel.
Matthew Branaugh, Editor of Church Finance Today, recently explained how this cause relates to the publication.
How does Church Finance Today reflect Beautiful Orthodoxy?
We know most churches wrestle with money matters. The vast majority of church leaders truly desire to lead their finances with excellence and integrity. But we know such leadership is challenging because there are a lot of competing ministry priorities, a lot of rules and regulations that need to be followed, and a lot of liabilities to address. Also, in rare instances, some individuals take advantage of weaknesses with a church's finances, and when that fraud is discovered, it can find its way into local—and sometimes even national—media coverage.
We consistently strive to help churches do better, all with the goal of making churches better witnesses to a watching world. Richard Hammar, our senior editor, as well as our distinguished Editorial Advisory Board, share in this commitment to educate and equip church leaders. Our team's mission to help churches stay financially sound is clearly connected to the vision of Beautiful Orthodoxy.