Nestled 45 miles northwest of Chicago, an active church started by 19th Century Swedish immigrants has had multiple building projects and a fruitful partnership with Christian Investors Financial (CIF). “You (CIF) are there to suggest things, you follow up well, are easy to work with and ultimately you are there to provide loans for Kingdom… Continue ReadingContinue Reading
on a mission.
Far more than a tagline, it’s a way of life for how we operate. Like the people we serve, we believe that mission matters. We are ministry-minded, through and through, with a shared passion for Kingdom expansion, a focus on delivering a top-notch experience though the financial services we offer, and assuring that ministry is the true winner.
CIF helps churches and individuals to grow and engage
We empower and partner with individuals and churches to grow their finances, and we help churches with loans to better engage their communities through the use of properties and facilities. We also consult with churches and related ministries to improve the organizational and planning aspects of their operations.
Sales of Investment Certificates raise funds
Impactful investments by individuals, churches, and like-minded organizations earn interest while providing funds for our church lending program.
We major in ministry, and always have, since 1959
We are a religious nonprofit corporation affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America and serving EFCA and like-minded churches and related ministries. Our primary purpose is to provide faith-based financial solutions that serve Kingdom expansion by partnering with and serving investors and borrowers nationwide.
Providing faith-based financial solutions that
serve Kingdom expansion.
CIF Core Values
Our four Core Values help define how we do our work, serve others and fulfill God’s purposes for the organization. Stewardship, Communication, Collaboration, and Curiosity are important parts of the culture at CIF, and we demonstrate these values in our daily interactions.
Latest Case Studies
For decades, attendees at New Life Evangelical Free Church (EFC) turned off the Great River Road near the Mississippi River onto a long gravel driveway and lot, making their way into the dome building to worship and fellowship. “The dome, it adds character and it’s fun telling people you go to church in an igloo,”… Continue ReadingContinue Reading