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9 Ways to Reverse a Downward Giving Trend
1. Emphasize generosity, not just giving. Which is why we need to teach more about generosity than giving. 2. Teach stewardship, not just giving. People want to be generous.
9 Ways To Reverse A Downward Giving Trend In An Otherwise Healthy Church
Even people who love the church and are fully committed to its mission are not giving as much as they once did.
Even people who love the church and are fully committed to its mission are not giving as much as they once did. 1. Emphasize generosity, not just giving. Giving is like any other skill.
4 Assumptions Pastors Can No Longer Make About Church Giving Patterns
While it’s still true that people stop or slow their giving when they’re unhappy, that is no longer the only reason for a drop in giving.
While it's still true that people stop or slow their giving when they're unhappy, that is no longer the only reason for a drop in giving. Church & CultureJanuary
ECFA Releases 2017 State of Giving Report
Annual numbers show increase in giving to ministries.
ECFA Releases 2017 State of Giving Report. Annual numbers show increase in giving to ministries. Emily Lund. Image: NeONBRAND / Unsplash. 0; tweet.
Unresolved Relationship Issues
Recognizing, addressing, and helping others deal with transference.
second week of a five-month discipleship program when one of the participants casually said, “I can't tell you how much you remind me of my mother.” I knew she was not giving me a
Make Your Voice Heard at the Table
3 ways to help get your ideas across when you’re working with men
us. It could be they have not had a lot of women in their lives giving them positive information or feedback, so they naturally gravitate toward men. Perhaps
Why Your Salary May Not Be All You Want It to Be
A church administrator’s perspective.
wage. Here's my list: Reasons I Don't Like but Can Accept (for Now) While Working on Them. The overall giving in the church is not what it needs to be. On
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
For decades in the United States, religious giving has reliably been the largest single segment of the charitable donation ecosystem. But for a number
5 Tips to Increase Giving This Summer
Practical ways to encourage donations during these typically slower months.
5 Tips to Increase Giving This Summer. Practical ways to encourage donations during these typically slower months. Caitlin Edwards. Image: Kupono
Make an Appointment with Your Heavenly Doctor
As we lead others, we can’t overlook our own need for God’s healing.
Relationships, finances, stress, and health are common sources of pain we find ourselves trying to handle alone, only giving them over to God when we have made such a tangled knot
How to Finish 2017 Strong
Get a head start on year-end tasks.
Make sure your staff feels appreciated for all the work they've done this year. Show your appreciation by giving Christmas gifts and throwing a staff Christmas party.
3 Ways to Maximize Co-Pastoring
Effective co-pastoring requires more than just dividing up tasks.
So, while I'm not usually one for tips and tricks of the trade, I'd like to offer you testimony of our experience and God's faithfulness in the hopes of giving struggling co-pastors some
Responding to Injuries at Church
What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt.
Churches can also blur the lines if they begin to pay volunteers. If you start giving volunteers cash or a cash equivalent, they may end up being considered an employee.