Imagine if Growing Generosity was as Easy as…

Imagine if Growing Generosity was as Easy as... Close your eyes for a moment, take a deep breath and imagine “Easy.” Ahhhh. Let your mind wander through the moments, gadgets, or tasks you’ve experienced today that went just as they should have or as you wanted them to. There are far more than you realized at the time because we…
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Imagine if everyone who considered giving actually gave

Imagine if everyone who considered giving actually gave Brain scientists say that the ability to imagine can influence our every action and open us up to creative ideas. So, if giving at your church is on your mind and you could use some creative ideas, take a moment to imagine with us. Picture the faces of your attendees this Sunday.…
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Imagine What You Could Do with 23% More Resources

Imagine What You Could Do with 23% More Resources Have you noticed that even when your faith soars, the spreadsheet keeps you tethered to earth? It constantly reminds you that it takes resources (time, effort, people, money, opportunities and ideas) to grow everything. And “seeds” aren’t cheap! But imagine that there was a way to move your giving needle by…
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Imagine Getting a Jaw-Dropping Gift Online

Imagine Getting a Jaw-Dropping Gift Online Imagine one Thursday you pull a report to get an idea of where your budget stands for the month. You’ve already checked Sunday’s offering, so you know what to expect there. But to your surprise, you see an astounding total for the week, several times larger than it was when you checked on Monday.…
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Imagine if your church had unlimited resources

Imagine, just for a moment, if your church had unlimited resources Take a moment, wherever you're reading this, and pursue your imagination ... dream a little ... it's completely normal for kids, so why can't adults do it too? Imagine, just for a moment, if your church had unlimited resources ... that your proverbial cup was overflowing. What would you…
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Are You Following These 16 Online Giving Best Practices?

Are You Following These 16 Online Giving Best Practices? Churches are sometimes surprised to learn that simply pasting a “GIVE” button on their website with a giving form doesn’t mean people will automatically give, or give more. Following online giving best practices includes: Website and giving page design and content Choosing giving software that removes the top barriers to giving…
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Consider the Source When Dealing with Credit Card Processors

Consider the Source When Dealing with Credit Card Processors The relationship between online giving platforms and credit card processors can be difficult for churches to decipher. That murky space allows for misinformation, hidden practices and some fine print that churches may come to regret. When it comes to making sense of technical information, it’s important to take your mama’s advice…
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How well do you know about those who give the least?

How well do you know about those who give the least? Your non-givers have been famously dubbed the “80%,” based on the Pareto Principle or 80/20 rule. This so-called 80% supposedly gives only 20% of your church’s total giving.  That 80/20 rule is a problem for us. As a team with deep experience in the church, we know … as…
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Is Online Giving Right for Your Church?

Is Online Giving Right for Your Church? Churches that haven’t waded into the world of online giving yet may still be wondering if it would be beneficial for their congregation. Let’s find out: WHAT DETRACTORS SAY ABOUT ONLINE GIVING 1. Misses the meaning. Those who feel strongly that physically placing a gift in the offering plate when the church is…
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No One Chooses a Church By Its Giving Software

No One Chooses a Church By Its Giving Software Churches grow because of their impact on lives, not because of their giving software. Ministry leaders and believers serve, support, encourage, educate, and change lives on the front lines, while various programs and software support that work on the back end. At least that’s how it should be. We know that…
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