“You can always give without loving, but you can never love without giving” – Amy Carmichael Carmichael hits a valid point, but we know that church giving is complicated, multi-faceted, and requires a balanced approach. Your church needs a budget to keep the doors open, but money is a difficult topic to talk about, both from…

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Digital is the preferred method for people in today’s society. Almost no one will dispute that. But yet, so often a church’s digital giving strategy doesn’t reflect it. The net result for churches is they end up missing out on donations they need! Digital Giving is about maximizing donations so you can maximize ministry. That,…

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Online tithing. As a leader, you see that it has the potential to increase giving, create donation predictability, and provide budget stability. But you must get buy-in and approval from your financial board, stewardship committee, or key leadership team. And that, my friends, is no walk in the park. It’s more like a trek through…

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April and May are the pre-summer giving months, and the steps you take during this critical time, will make all the difference in whether or not your giving will take a nose dive this summer. In this week’s whiteboard session, Casey covers a four-part plan to help you prepare. Slideshare Download The Slides Here

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Some time ago, we surveyed 1,078 churches to get an idea of how churches are doing financially, and what was influencing their giving. What we found was surprising. We learned that 86% of churches are either broke, or behind budget. But, the 14% that were above budget all shared something in common. All of them…

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I wanted to introduce you to my friend Carey Nieuwhof. Carey is the Lead Pastor of Connexus Community Church near Ontario, Canada.  We’ve had the opportunity to work together for a couple of years.  Carey was kind enough to answer some questions, and I wanted to share his answers with you. What is the top…

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Studies show online donations are larger than in-service donations, and online donors tend to be more consistent.  That’s why increasing online giving is a key to increasing overall giving to your church.  Here are three keys to increasing giving via online channels. Key Number 1:  Make it Faster. If online giving is complicated, or requires…

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