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Thought Leadership on Church Giving and Financial Stewardship

Stewardship (4)

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Beyond Paperclips and Salaries: Demonstrating the “Ministry” in Your General Fund

The “General Fund” is a great catch-call for organizing your giving funds and expenditures.

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What Drives Millennial Giving?

Millennial giving has been on the church’s radar for a while. They will one day be the church’s future top givers, replacing the Baby Boomer and Gen...

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6 Rules To Make Giving Easy for First Time Givers

The first time giver is your most important audience. They are the ones who need the most information, the ones who may be concerned about sharing...

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True Story: “It Was Easier to Just Write a Check”

Remember back when millennials were becoming adults and the main reason for implementing digital giving was that young people couldn’t just write a...

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Why the Pastor Should Be a Stewardship Leader

As churches begin to see the reality about church giving declines, they’re recognizing that old mindsets must be rooted out and new ones forged. One...

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Thanking Givers? Do This, Not That

We’ve written before about the importance of thanking givers well, but we’ve never had a show-and-tell of problematic thank-you’s until now.

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The Fascinating Value of Ask Ladders in Increasing Generosity

Ask ladders are dynamic groups of suggested donation amounts presented to givers in an online giving experience. Also called personalized ask...

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The #1 Reason People Stop Giving

A 2018 Network for Good article, 7 Reasons People Give (and 1 Reason They Don’t), shared results of a survey of 3,000 donors.

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What’s the Big Deal About “Embedded” GIVE Buttons?

You may have heard about embedded GIVE buttons and giving forms (versus those that are simply placed on your church website). But the concept may...

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When Online Giving Becomes “Giving Up”

Giving is an act of worship. It should not be frustrating. It should not end in giving up on a gift due to multiple sign-ons, mandatory account...

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