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Stewardship Role

A STEWARDSHIP ROLE FOR EVERY CHURCH

The 2023 Stewardship Survey supported our position that a dedicated stewardship role remains an essential part of an effective stewardship strategy. Even if you can’t afford a stewardship pastor,...

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Personalization builds trust in online giving

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Personalized Giving: A Warm Touch for Trust

When we talk with churches about their online giving experience, we frequently find that it is viewed in the context of “software” rather than as an...

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from taking changes to making deliberate change

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Managing Our Perceptions of Change

With so many stories of difficult technology platform migrations, it is hard to approach a change for your church without trepidation. The fear of...

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Woman pressing

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Upgrading Your Giving System: Why “LATER” isn’t Better

When Leonard Bernstein said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a PLAN and NOT QUITE ENOUGH TIME,” he was surely talking about churches...

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girl giving 5-star review on her phone

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The Best Ever Church Year-End Annual Report

Everybody is familiar with the annual church year-end report. These reports are usually full of stats and updates on various ministries and projects...

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The Most Important Year-End Giving Ask for Churches

December is historically a big month for donations. 30% of charitable gifts are given this month and 10% are given during the last 3 days of the...

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Grow Recurring Giving: Campaign Checklist

Recurring giving is the short-term lifeblood of a church’s funding. As an organization that relies on free will gifts, it can be difficult to plan...

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droplets falling into deep blue water, with ripples spreading out

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How to Partner with Impact-driven Givers in 2024

Every giver wants to know they’re making an impact when they donate. But some givers take this desire to the next level...and beyond.

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calendar and clock

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Surprise! Best Time for a Giving Switch

There never seems to be a perfect time to make a software switch, but you might be surprised at what’s possible...and optimal!

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How Householding Helps Churches Understand Real Giving Patterns

Have you ever received multiple pieces of identical mail—addressed to different family members? That’s just one effect when householding, (a.k.a....

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