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Church attendance skyrockets at Easter and Christmas. Other times, it dips. And sometimes, it plummets—whether because of flu season, coronavirus, or summer vacations.
Of course, church isn’t about numbers. It’s about ministry. But you’ve got to keep the lights on so you can keep the doors open . . . and keep serving. Even if you’re not sticking to your regular Sunday schedule or are having church online, you’ve got to stick to a regular budget (more or less). [Read more…]
At the end of the year, there’s a giving BOOM.
An incredible one-third of the year’s giving comes during December. Perhaps even more incredibly, 12% of giving for the entire year comes in the last three days of December! [Read more…]
Mobile technology has impacted culture and changed behavior in countless ways, but many churches have struggled to interact with those changes in a timely way. Some organizations have waited so long that they’ve found themselves face to face with a harsh reality: their churches are dwindling. [Read more…]
Thinking through year-end giving on top of all the planning for holiday services can be overwhelming. But we’re here to help you easily organize your church’s year-end giving strategy in the midst of the chaos. [Read more…]
Giving statements matter for two reasons: you provide givers with a record of their contributions, and you get an opportunity to thank them. This simple step in year-end giving is critical for strengthening the sense of partnership between you and your church members. [Read more…]
Today is Giving Tuesday! If you panicked because you forgot to prep your church for it, then this post is for you.
Giving Tuesday began in 2012 with a simple purpose: to connect people around the world through the act of generosity. It’s also a day that churches can use to celebrate all that God has done and offer ways for people to give back. [Read more…]
Sending end-of-year giving statements doesn’t have to mean weeping and gnashing of teeth. Or paper cuts. [Read more…]
Across the United States, Giving Tuesday will be celebrated on December 3, 2019.
The day kicks off the giving season, offering a counterbalance to the materialism of Black Friday shopping. [Read more…]
Generosity is part of who God is—there are thousands of Bible verses that teach us about his generous character. We can also learn about biblical generosity from one another. Because we’re created to live in community, we are designed to care for and meet each other’s needs. [Read more…]