Just Say No to Artificial Giving Limits in 2021

Just Say No to Artificial Giving Limits in 2021 2020 had more than its share of limitations, didn’t it? We’re all hoping 2021 is different! While we pray for a return to normal, the pandemic has shown each of us the simple freedoms we took for granted. Like shaking hands. Attending a football game. Even using cash. At times, these…
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The #1 Online Giving Question Google Can’t Answer

The #1 Online Giving Question Google Can’t Answer Google processes more than 40,000 queries per second, or 3.5 billion searches per day. Each search returns millions of answers, some not even remotely close to what you’re looking for. (And before you know it … there goes an hour of your time.) On Google and in life, asking the right questions…
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The Laborious Pain Your Church’s Financial Staff Endures

The Laborious Pain Your Church's Financial Staff Endures When you first considered online giving for your church, were you mostly motivated by stagnant giving? Nothing to be ashamed of; everybody was. It might have seemed like it was going to make all things related to giving easier, but it probably didn’t turn out that way for you. The Dark Side…
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Navigating the “High” Cost of Online Giving

Navigating the “High” Cost of Online Giving One of the top complaints we hear about online giving is the cost. And it perplexes us because we know it doesn’t have to be expensive. Let’s Start With Credit Card Fees Some folks believe the transactional fees charged for all online transactions are unacceptable, but there’s no getting around those. It’s the…
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The Power of Naming Your (Online Giving) Pains

The Power of Naming Your (Online Giving) Pains Did you know that in medicine and psychology, naming your pain can help with pain management and emotional healing? On her blog, Dr. YaLing J. Liou states that “People who make a habit of “toughing it out” in the face of pain actually lose their language for pain.” She goes on to…
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We’re Better at Changing Than We Think

We’re Better at Changing Than We Think Which of these could you live without: Amazon, Google, Apple, or Microsoft? It’s hard to imagine your life without most of them, isn’t it? Each has brought so many exciting and generally positive changes to our lives. The way we can now shop, pay bills, communicate with our kids — and the world…
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Change Isn’t Risky … Being Stagnant Is

Change Isn’t Risky ... Being Stagnant Is Isn’t it strange that the only thing we hate more than change is for things to stay the way they are? But is it really true that we hate change? Even though the realization of our biggest dreams involves massive change, like marrying our soulmate, having children, getting a pet, or building a…
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