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What to Know About a New Donation Scam
Why churches should be careful about refund requests.
request. (Imagine a donor giving a large gift, the organization using the gift to pay for a significant initiative, and the donor subsequently asking for a refund.
Time, Not Money, Is The New Church Commitment Currency
Church giving patterns are changing. Here are 5 ways to get our churches ready for that reality.
Church giving patterns are changing. Here are 5 ways to get our churches ready for that reality. Innovative New Generation, New Giving Patterns. Per
How to Ensure Fair Salaries for Your Church Staff
Find out more about an exciting new compensation resource for your ministry.
ChurchSalary will continue to have the largest available church- specific compensation database in the country, giving you the most accurate information on how church employees
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.
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. At the
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
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 Kuwamura / Unsplash.
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
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.