Craig Miller has been a highly successful Ministry Strategist for over thirteen years. He has worked with churches small to very large, spanning over 20 denominations and partnering with congregations to help raise over 200 million dollars. He has helped churches with a variety of projects ranging from new construction to debt retirement and including building additions, remodeling projects, annual budgets, and endowment work. Prior to entering consulting, he was a Church Business Administrator managing finances, buildings, personnel, and capital campaigns for a 3600-member congregation for 21 years. His heart has always called him to ministry over money, and he counts changing the church’s stewardship culture as his primary goal.
Craig is a graduate of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV and has a Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. He is the founder and former President of the Cincinnati chapter of The Church Network.
Craig and his wife, Cindy, reside in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he is constantly on the lookout for a good BBQ restaurant in between reading and playing with his grandchildren and his dogs.
Are you maximizing the impact of your giving statements? Not only is it important to remind givers of their financial stewardship, but the timing can significantly impact your ability to accomplish your ministry objectives. In early March, the first giving statement...read more
Most churches have a practice of mailing “giving statements” or “giving updates” to members on a set schedule—quarterly, semi-annually, or just at year-end. Often we include an update on our ministries or a story of a changed life with the giving statement. These are...read more
I have to write a blog for the Horizons Stewardship Newsletter, and it’s due tomorrow morning. There is an organization in Cincinnati called Lighthouse Youth Services. One of their programs deals with young adults who have “aged out” of the State’s Foster Care system....read more