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Is your church following the “3 ‘S’s” of online giving?

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.

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Church Management Software (ChMS) Forum: It’s all about integration

Frankly, many churches have some form of online giving software already in place. So, the point isn’t just about having online giving or donation tools — it’s about maximizing all the benefits online giving can provide.

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How to engage first-time givers — new eBook Available

In an insightful new eBook, “Creating a Culture of Generosity” series author Derek Gillette discusses how church leaders can engage and connect with these unique givers — in a way that builds a long-term relationship.

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Creating momentum for the generous heart

Anyone with resources — whether believers or not — will only give generously to what they understand and value. If your givers can’t articulate the result, or if they don’t fully support the outcome that their gift is meant to achieve, they won’t give much. Typically, they won’t give consistently, and they certainly won’t give lavishly or at great sacrifice.
Clearly communicating vision provides both the roadmap and the destination for the generous heart.

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7 tips: how to inspire the joy of giving this season

With more than one-third of all charitable giving happening at the end of the year, this is an important time for churches and ministries to double-check their stewardship practices.

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Understanding real estate gifts

Just like gifts of securities, real estate can provide donors with many of the same major giving benefits.

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Why non-cash gifts make so much sense

It’s wise to encourage gifts of financial assets, real estate and tangible personal property.

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Holiday giving survey shows young men most likely to give the gift of charity

SEATTLE / World Vision — Headlines this year have not been kind to young men — often tagged as selfish Millennials, significantly more likely to still live with mom and dad, less likely than women to be enrolled in U.S. colleges. But, a new holiday giving survey from World Vision shows that men ages 18-34 […]

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