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Church Excel: Practical Help from the Experts on church accounting and reporting, financial policies, pastor compensation planning, budgeting, board oversight, and much more

Free Church Finances Resource for TN Baptist Churches

by Bill Gruenewald

We know managing church finances can be overwhelming sometimes, especially when you have so many other responsibilities on your plate as a church leader. The Tennessee Baptist Foundation believes you should have the resources you need to succeed, so we are thrilled to be able to offer one particularly helpful tool for all Tennessee Baptist churches: CHURCHEXCEL.

TBF’s membership in the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)* allows you free access to CHURCHEXCEL, a resource designed to help churches steward their finances well through webinars, electronic tax guides, ebooks, toolboxes, podcasts and more. You’ll find information from experts on topics like:

  • Church accounting and reporting
  • Financial policies
  • Pastor compensation planning
  • Budgeting
  • Board oversight
  • …and much more!

When you join CHURCHEXCEL, you’ll get all the resources ECFA provides, and you can access them all via a convenient mobile app. You’ll also receive monthly updates about the latest changes and trends in the world of church administration and taxes. 

To access your free resources, simply visit our page on the ECFA website.

No matter the size of your congregation, the resources provided by CHURCHEXCEL will be a tremendous help to you and your ministry. For more information about ECFA, visit

CHURCHEXCEL can help you spend less time stressing about finances and more time investing in your congregation. Sign up today!

*Founded in 1979, ECFA provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, transparency, fundraising and board governance. The Christ-centered ministries accredited by ECFA include churches, denominations, educational institutions, rescue missions, camps, and many other types of tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations. Collectively, these organizations represent over $29 billion in annual revenue.

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Please note that the advice offered in this article is not intended to be construed as tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for general informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice for the reader. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction.