Congregations — like most organizations — face the ongoing challenge of how best to balance their income and expenses. Gauge how your congregation compares to best practices while deciding how much to spend on facilities, staff compensation and programs. Dan Hotchkiss, Alban senior consultant and author of “Ministry and Money: A Guide for Clergy and Their Friends,” offers a quick survey to help a congregation get a snapshot of its finances.

Click here to take the Congregational Budget Self-Test.