Skilled preachers who are passionate about teaching God’s Word spend time praying, reading, and studying their sermon. Musicians listen to songs, download chord charts, and rehearse on a weekly basis so they can lead the congregation in a way that honors God. Since sermons and worship music are vital parts of your service every weekend,…

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THE PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT TODAY We interact with hundreds of churches per month about digital giving… churches with no strategy at all churches with a “starter” strategy such as Paypal churches that have 20% or more of their congregation involved in digital giving In all of these conversations, one thing is clear… No one…

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You ever feel a knot in your stomach when you invite your church to give during the offering time? Heeeeeere we go again… That feeling is fear mixed with a splash of insecurity. Every pastor can relate. There are A LOT of people who don’t like how much pastors ask for money. Some of that…

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THE HARDEST part of what we do when it comes to helping your church get more money in the bank… is helping YOU understand how investing money results in more money in the bank.  Most churches think the way to increase money in the bank is by merely holding on to what they have, slashing…

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I just spent an hour and a half on Amazon.com. I love that website. After spending an hour looking up vintage 90’s t-shirts, I finally remembered why I was on that site—to look for books on raising money.   Now, I may be a simpleton, but I’ve read a number of books on business and…

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We recently spoke with Dr. Ike Reighard—Senior Pastor of Piedmont Church in Marietta, GA—about how they were able to revive Piedmont Church when it was on the brink of closing its doors due to a $600,000 HVAC repair, mildew infested carpets, and a large facility in need of repair. Here’s the full interview: In the…

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Sending church contribution statements with a letter from the pastor at the end of the year. Most churches only do the minimum.  At the same time, they struggle with great reasons to communicate with their congregation. But we can do better! You saw The Notebook, right? The movie based on the romantic novel by Nicholas Sparks.  In…

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Are you experiencing one of the deadly sins of church fundraising? Church leaders are often baffled as to why people don’t give as faithfully and consistently as they should to their church. After years of studying this and watching churches that are funded become more funded and churches that are broke become more broke, I…

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