4 GREAT OPTIONS FOR FUNDING YOUR MINISTRY EFFORTS
If you were asked when your church gives, how would you answer?
You didn’t get into ministry because you enjoy asking people for money from the platform. And yet, sometimes that seems like the only option in order to fully fund the work your church is doing.
For church leaders, analytics and modeling can sound cold. Impersonal. Nothing could be further from the truth.
By Jayson D. Bradley Most of us — including pastors — like to imagine that the summer exists as a time of relaxation … a time away from our harried schedules. Deep down, though, we know this isn’t true. We’re actually just cramming recreational hobbies and barbecues into already bursting calendars. Parents with school-aged children […]
Every church leader recognizes that there are times when we must adapt the way we do ministry. But, when it comes to giving, we’re not always so quick to adapt.
With six campuses, more than 36,000 active members, and 1,050 full-and part-time staff, Gateway Church in Dallas / Fort Worth simply can’t function at maximum efficiency without a streamlined, accessible and accurate accounting “engine” — something they didn’t have…until now. When Lead Director of Business Administration Monty Carpenter joined the Gateway staff in 2011, incredible […]
Outreach campaigns must play a central role in EVERY church’s stewardship ministry. (Even the ones struggling to make ends meet each month.) Here’s why — and how.
Is your church following the three “S”s of online giving?
More and more churches are realizing that online giving is more than a passing fancy. Even so, there’s a big difference between throwing a PayPal button onto a forgotten corner of your website and providing a functional, user-friendly giving experience — one that actually makes it easier to give.
ExperienceChurch.tv® in Puyallup, WA, isn’t afraid of technology. Early adopters of live streaming (hence, the .tv), digital child check-in and more, Senior Pastor Dennis Cummins and his team embrace tools and technologies that simplify processes and free up resources for ministry. Mobile giving, then, was a natural fit.