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Protecting youth


How to develop an adult electronic communication policy


Are you “truly” covered online?


How to review your insurance policy for social media risk coverage compliance


Establishing guidelines for electronic communications


By Emilie M. Pierschalla and Edward A. Steele, CSP According to a national survey conducted in 2012 by a Christian-based digital advertising agency, 46 percent of religious organizations say social media is their most effective method of outreach. The same survey found that 51 percent of congregations have at least one senior staff member who […]


Social media use poses real-world risks


9 factors to consider (and mitigate) now to avoid disaster later


New-school giving options

Strategies and advice for accommodating the next generation of generosity


Q & A: The state of church giving

Tim Abare, president of eChurchGiving, talks about what has (and hasn’t!) changed when it comes to generosity.


Building a business that encourages generosity

The origins of Pushpay involve a most unlikely element: a bike.


Funding ministry — simply

In an age when digital giving is common — but often frustrating and impersonal — Pushpay provides an experience that’s beautifully simple and can provide points of connection between a church and its members.


The happy debrief

“So, how did the project / event go?” When we ask for feedback, what we really want to hear is all the good stuff — People loved it! We were under budget! Better than expected! That was freaking awesome, and I can’t wait to do it again! Thank you all for your hard work, and […]


IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering

  By Kimberly Winston RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) —The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group. The settlement was reached Friday (July 18) in federal court in Madison, WI, where the initial lawsuit was filed in 2012 by the Freedom […]