There are few things that put pressure on a church planting couple's marriage like finances. Not just the business side of planting a church, but the roll-on affect this uncertain time can have on family funds. Geneva network couples have regularly shared with us how the bank account balance can affect their relational capital. So in a month we're concentrating on money, let us share some very helpful resources.
As many of you will know Geneva runs the Refresh conference each year as a service to church planting couples in the network. For a number of years we've been able to share the wisdom of Scott and Kim Parry-Jones with those who've come along. The Parry-Jones' are solid Christians with roots in a multitude of ministries, as well as being successful business people.
Here are two talks we think will be of great benefit to any church planting couple trying to get control of their personal budget:
Kim and Scott Parry-Jones are a mature Christian couple who've lived through hard times and gone on to establish a highly profitable business. They share practical lessons God has taught them about handling money and the stresses it can place on couples.
Successful businessman and Geneva Push supporter Scott Parry-Jones provides advice to church planters on Being good stewards of the money God has given you with off-set accounts, credit cards and good governance so that you can spend money where it really needs to go.