What’s New in Giving? Four Trends to Act On

As church participation continues to decline, even the most optimistic, faith-fueled pastors are taking notice. In the midst of...

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Your Congregation Craves the Convenience of Electronic Giving

Electronic giving is no fad; according to a new study, it is the preferred method of giving for a majority of church members. In other...

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How to Use Testimonials to Promote Planned Giving

Testimonies are a powerful tool to cultivate transformational gifts in your organization. Don’t miss out on the chance to shine a light...

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How to Make Sure Your First-Time Donors Repeat Their Gift

The Law of Inertia states that an object at rest tends to stay at rest unless acted on by an external force. The same tends to be true...

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The Roots of Stewardship: Serving Fellow Christians

Serving one another within the body of Christ means using our spiritual gifts. In 1 Corinthians 12–14, Paul described how we are to use...

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How Much Do You Value Generosity?

At this year’s Pathways to Generosity: Signs of Hope Conference, Rev. Dr. James F. Miller set the tone for the event during the...

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Stewards of Stewardship

My heart is extremely heavy over what I’ve observed among Christian leaders in the context of families, congregations and denominations...

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Five Tips for Launching a #GivingTuesday Campaign at Your Church

Thanksgiving traditions are part of what make the holiday such a wonderful time to share with family and friends. Turkey, food comas,...

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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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