C H A P T E R 6 Note to Pastors and Church Leaders The Role of the Church If the stats are any indication, God’s people are struggling and our communities for which we are responsible are struggling. he 2010 Christian survey referred to earlier in this book not only indicated that 1/3 of the people in the pews in Canada identified as being on the edge of a financial crisis, it also noted that 87% of those surveyed would never go to their church leadership for financial counsel. Therefore, whether it is due to a financial crisis or general counsel regarding money, Christians are not seeking counsel from their church leaders. If we as His church do not help people with the “why” and T 3 7 | u n m a s k i n g m a m m o n Unmasking_Mammon_book_4.5.indd 37 2018-07-11 7:41 AM