What's so Funny about Money?

This 10-session video featuring Ted & Company (http://www.tedandcompany.com/) comes with a study guide. It is available for $20. Order by phone 260-982-8805 or email office@ministryexcellenceproject.org.

Watch the Ministry Excellence Project DVD!

Click on the link below to watch our eight-minute DVD which interprets the MEP ministry. Each congregation has been mailed a hard copy of the DVD along with a discussion guide about clergy finances. If you need an additional copy, please contact us. http://youtu.be/OXb_lDe2jIs

Strategic Planning 

The Ministry Excellence Project has contracted with Amicus Group to lead a strategic planning process which possibly could lead to a fundraising campaign. In March and April the MEP Board met with Wayne Antworth of Amicus Group and Mark Vincent of Design Group International for intensive strategic planning. The original intent of this Lilly Endowment Inc. funded project was that the project would become self-supporting and provide pastors and congregations in the two Indiana Districts with ongoing financial assistance and education programs. The board sees the current planning process as an opportunity to evaluate the project’s effectiveness over the last four years and plan accordingly for the future.

Now Available
The Shepherd’s Guide through the Valley of Debt and Financial Change

You can use this manual for sharing the Good News that God cares about our personal finances. This book is transforming – it offers direction for financial crisis intervention, responses to economic downturns, and inspiration for pastoral care and counseling to meet today’s most crucial needs. Use it for personal devotions, study groups, one-to-one counseling, money coaching, mentoring, and sermons. Learn how to set goals, save money, give more, buy well, use credit, get out of debt, reduce expenses, communicate about money, plan premarital lessons, make decisions in divorce, foreclosures, college funding, getting a job, overcoming addictions, and retiring. Pastoral theology is intertwined with financial management information and steps. It is Christ-centered, Biblically based with prayers. Many case studies illustrate and educate.

Rev. Dr. Flora Williams, a member of the Lafayette Church of the Brethren, has 32 years at Purdue University teaching and research, 25 years directing a financial clinic, study at Bethany Theological Seminary earning a Master of Divinity, counseling, money coaching, and 20 earlier books. Also, this book is based on survey results funded by Eli Lilly for ministry excellence.

To Order:

AuthorHouse ($27.00 or discounts) Call 888-280-7715 or visit

www.authorhouse.com/bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=63963 or call Flora Williams ($27.00 or bulk order $20.00) Ph: 765-474-4232 or email florawill@aol.com; Flora Williams, 3815 Gate Rd., Lafayette, IN 47909.