The #1 Online Giving Question Google Can’t Answer Google processes more than 40,000 queries per second, or 3.5 billion searches per day. Each search returns millions of answers, some not even remotely close to what you’re looking for. (And before you know it … there goes an hour of your time.) On Google and in … Continue reading "The #1 Online Giving Question Google Can’t Answer"
The Laborious Pain Your Church’s Financial Staff Endures When you first considered online giving for your church, were you mostly motivated by stagnant giving? Nothing to be ashamed of; everybody was. It might have seemed like it was going to make all things related to giving easier, but it probably didn’t turn out that way … Continue reading "The Laborious Pain Your Church’s Financial Staff Endures"
Navigating the “High” Cost of Online Giving One of the top complaints we hear about online giving is the cost. And it perplexes us because we know it doesn’t have to be expensive. Let’s Start With Credit Card Fees Some folks believe the transactional fees charged for all online transactions are unacceptable, but there’s no … Continue reading "Navigating the “High” Cost of Online Giving"
The Power of Naming Your (Online Giving) Pains Did you know that in medicine and psychology, naming your pain can help with pain management and emotional healing? Could this work for online giving pains, too? On her blog, Dr. YaLing J. Liou states that “People who make a habit of “toughing it out” in the … Continue reading "The Power of Naming Your (Online Giving) Pains"
We’re Better at Changing Than We Think Which of these could you live without: Amazon, Google, Apple, or Microsoft? It’s hard to imagine your life without most of them, isn’t it? Each has brought so many exciting and generally positive changes to our lives. The way we can now shop, pay bills, communicate with our … Continue reading "We’re Better at Changing Than We Think"
Change Isn’t Risky … Being Stagnant Is Isn’t it strange that the only thing we hate more than change is for things to stay the way they are? But is it really true that we hate change? Even though the realization of our biggest dreams involves massive change, like marrying our soulmate, having children, getting … Continue reading "Change Isn’t Risky … Being Stagnant Is"