Study Topics

The NSCEP will examine congregations’ theological, cultural and practical orientations toward money and generate a deeper understanding of how congregations receive, manage, and spend their financial resources.


What are the modes, forms, and practices through which congregations obtain financial resources?


How do congregations steward their financial resources and equip their members to develop prudent economic practices?


How do congregations invest their financial resources to serve their members, organizational partners, and the broader community?

Orientations toward money

What are congregations’ theological, cultural, and practical orientations toward money and economic practices?