When it comes to thanking donors for their donations, good intentions are the pathway to failure. No one feels thanked because you had intentions to say “thank you.” They feel thanked because you actually thanked them. Many people skip this because it feels so overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to feel that way. You don’t have…

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It’s the Monday after Easter and you work at a church.  What do you today, and what should you do this week? Two words:  Follow up. Make this week all about follow up – following up with those who attended, those who donated money, those who made decisions and those who served.  Here’s a few…

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On any given Sunday, there are people in the congregation who WILL support your church financially and those who WILL NOT.  But it’s not quite so black and white.  Every church actually has FIVE types of givers. Many people don’t give at all.  Some studies show this is actually MOST of the people in your…

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