The information on this page is from the 2009 survey. The 2013 survey is still in session, so take it now! Once we’ve collected enough stats, we’ll release the most current survey results.
Finally, the tool that pastors everywhere have been waiting for…The Pastor’s Book Budget-O-Meter! For pastors wondering how much a book budget could save them in out-of-pocket expenses, The Pastor’s Book Budget-O-Meter is the perfect tool. Simply type in the number of people that attend your church and the Book Budget-O-Meter churns out a dollar amount based on a recent survey of hundreds of pastors conducted by The Pastor's Library. Try this handy tool now!
1. Enter Weekly Church Attendance
Enter the number of attending members per weekend service.
2. Click the generate button
3. Discover Your Suggested Budget
See the dollar amount that you should be spending each month on ministry books.
4. Find the best way to utilize your budget
Once you've discovered your suggested budget, visit the recommendations and software sections of The Pastor's Library to find out ways to utilize your book budget by purchasing the best resources.