Day: December 29, 2012

Beware the ecclesial fiscal cliff

by George Clifford Many, perhaps most, Christian congregations in the United States are approaching an ecclesial fiscal cliff. Unlike the expiring tax cuts and growing deficits that define the federal fiscal cliff, declining memberships and rising costs define the ecclesial fiscal cliff. For specifics, consider The Episcopal Church (TEC). From 2007 through 2011 (the last […]