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Church Generosity Mistakes [Part 3]: Avoiding the Topic

Most church leaders find the topic of money exceedingly uncomfortable—so they talk about it as seldom as possible. But more and more...

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A Giving Stream for Givers 70.5 and Older

Many senior adults must balance the reality of decreasing incomes with their desire to remain faithful in their financial commitments to...

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Church Generosity Mistakes [Part 2]: Having No Annual Plan

The topic of money can feel a bit tricky. While you’re sensitive to culture’s perception of the church as “always asking for...

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Beyond the Tithe: Church Fundraising the Simple Way

There are thousands of church fundraising ideas out there. But if you make the simple shift from asking for cash gifts again and again to...

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Is Your Church Making This Major Generosity Mistake?

As a church leader, you probably wish you had more money to do more ministry. But your church’s financial bandwidth is tied to your...

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Thankful for Good Finances

It’s funny how a blocked toilet can put everything into perspective. With the arrival of Thanksgiving this week, it’s only fitting to...

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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 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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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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