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Author: Vanco Payment Solutions

The Executive Pastor’s Role in Promoting...

The best Executive Pastors know the right time to propose a new idea or push ahead on a needed change, like adding e-Giving to the church’s lineup of donation options.

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Author: Ben Stroup

8 Ways to Turn Contribution Statements Into...

Use quarterly contribution statements to communicate the impact contributions are having.

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Author: Ben Stroup

Should Pastors Know What Church Members Give?

As more churches and pastors are embracing the generosity movement, the age-old debate is rising to the surface again: Should pastors know what their members give?

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Author: Ben Stroup

Church Giving: The Rules have Changed

People do not have a giving problem. They have a "giving-to-your-church" problem. And, the person in the pulpit needs to see things from the perspective of the person in the pew.

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Author: Ben Stroup

The Church Budget: A Catalyst for Spiritual...

As the competition grows between traditional nonprofits and churches for share of mind and dollar, it's become necessary for church leaders to reconsider their approach to stewardship.

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Author: Chris McLeod

The Top Ten Reasons Churches Should Have a...

In today’s economic environment, a legacy giving ministry initiative can help you tap the hidden potential of your most generous and loyal donors and increase your growth.

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Policy

Author: Horizons Stewardship Co., Inc.

Gift Acceptance Policies for Churches

Churches can adapt this policy for use when they are approached by donors about major gifts.

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