For the Culture, For the Future

I can’t believe what you say, because I see what you do. ~James Baldwin During a particularly busy season, I was actively serving in...

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Why I Love Denominational Foundations

A clergy friend asked me yesterday why I like denominational foundations so much. He noted that I seem to always be recommending them, and...

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The #1 Resource for Training Generous Givers

As church leaders, we must never forget to begin and end with the Scriptures when talking about financial stewardship and generosity....

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Water From Another Time

Visualize an old, rusty water pump handle from earlier times. Use your creative juices to think of all of the water that comes as a result...

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A Pez for God

“The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. Above all, keep loving one...

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How to Use Social Listening to Get More Donations for Your Church

Churches are in a powerful position to influence others on social media platforms. Even a small church community with fewer than 50...

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Leadership Survival Guide: Lower Greed and Increase Generosity

Most nonprofit and ministry leaders cannot engage in perilous conversations about topics like biblical stewardship, generosity, and even...

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Stronger Together: Generosity in Grief

Count your blessings.  Within the last few weeks, there have been three deaths that hit close to home.  A dear sorority sister buried her...

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Embracing the Stewardship of Tears

Many children are taught that crying is a sign of weakness.  I am so thankful for rarely hearing anyone tell me that shedding tears was a...

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3 Reasons Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Embrace eGiving

Summer can be a slow period for many churches. As members go on vacation, activities fill the weekends, and fewer people come to services,...

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