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Thrive Financial Spotlight:  Frankie Rodriguez

Thrive Financial Spotlight: Frankie Rodriguez

For Pastor Frankie Rodriguez–senior Pastor of Iglesia Wesleyana El Camino in Greenville, South Carolina, the Thrive Financial Initiative (TFI) offered a chance for vulnerability that enriched his relationship to his congregation. 

Testimonio de IFE :  Frankie Rodriguez

Testimonio de IFE : Frankie Rodriguez

Para el pastor Frankie Rodríguez, pastor principal de la Iglesia Wesleyana La Camino en Greenville, Carolina del Sur, la Iniciativa hacia Finanzas Exitosas (IFE) ofreció una oportunidad de vulnerabilidad que enriqueció su relación con su congregación

Thriving Clergy:  Pastorwell

Thriving Clergy: Pastorwell

“Sometimes pastors don’t avail themselves of things until there is a crisis; we’re trying to encourage pastors to be thinking ahead about what kinds of habits of mind and heart they can begin to make part of their life before there’s a crisis,”

Thrive Financial Spotlight:  Florida District

Thrive Financial Spotlight: Florida District

This role is important, because—according to Styers—the problem with executing clergy care is not a lack of concern, but a lack of time on the part of district leaders. “We try our very best to not let people fall through the cracks…

Thrive Financial Spotlight:  Luella Belliveau

Thrive Financial Spotlight: Luella Belliveau

“We’re a church who believes in fully supporting our pastor, so when I realized the benefit he could achieve through Thrive, I was on board in helping him achieve that in his own personal life,” reflected Belliveau. 

Thrive Financial Spotlight:  Daniel Mottayaw

Thrive Financial Spotlight: Daniel Mottayaw

When asked what he’d say to those considering TFI, Daniel says, “The TFI money is pretty much dependable; but what I’ve really learned in this process beyond that is how God can provide in so many ways you can’t even count on or be sure of… so there

Houghton College Faculty Spotlight: Ken Schenck

Houghton College Faculty Spotlight: Ken Schenck

“I love learning; and I love serving those who love learning. So, I see my job as basically finding ways to connect Houghton College with those who have the same love and longing for learning,” Schenck said.

Rev. Mike Cline on Pastor Appreciation

Rev. Mike Cline on Pastor Appreciation

“More than any one time gift or note, the most encouraging thing to do for your pastor is to just show up on a regular basis and help create an overall healthy culture in your church,” says Rev. Mike Cline, senior pastor at Mountain View Church.