Weba Blog

Together 4 Bristol – a letter from network leaders

This letter has been written by leaders of a number of church networks operating in and around Bristol, including WEBA team leader Nigel Coles, about a new ‘network of networks’ and its accompanying website. Dear brothers and sisters Together4Bristol: Transforming Bristol Together One exciting development over the last 3 or 4 years, which we recommend […]

Your Church Budget – and Home Mission

Who prepares your church budget? Who discusses how best to serve God’s purposes in the allocation of funds? Who decides what to give to Home Mission each year? Although we recommend that each church gives at least 5% of general income to Home Mission, (to support Specialist Teams, Associations, and Home Mission grants), this decision finally rests […]

Practical Risk Management

This article has been reproduced from the Spring 2015 edition of Baptist Insurance Expressions magazine. We understand that keeping your church safe is no easy matter. You have to be sure you have done everything you can to minimise the risks to your church, workers and visitors, and that everyone knows what to do if […]

2015 Budget: Gift Aid for more small donations

Among the changes announced on Tuesday 17th March 2015 was a measure that should increase the gift aid many of our churches are able to reclaim. Currently, gift aid can be reclaimed on ‘small donations’ (usually cash in the offering bag) up to a limit of £5,000. The amount of small donations charities can get […]