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New-school giving options

Strategies and advice for accommodating the next generation of generosity

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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.

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Building a business that encourages generosity

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

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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.

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3 reasons to offer online giving

By Rachel McCall Cash and checks are quickly becoming a thing of the past as younger generations push to use debit and credit cards — a result of more online and mobile interactions. It’s no wonder, then, that more and more churches are contemplating online giving. Recently, NonProfit Times reported that churches and faith-based groups […]

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How debt-elimination capital campaigns create margin for ministry

By Joseph Sangl and Chad Aukland Churches today are facing substantial challenges as a result of debt. Prior to the economic downturn, it was easy to obtain financing for major projects. With the economic downturn and resulting lending restrictions, these churches are experiencing budget crunches and refinancing challenges. This, combined with individual giving declines, has […]

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Expert advice for accommodating the next generation of generosity

NEW-SCHOOL GIVING OPTIONS ———————————————————————————————————— Eliot Crowther  |  Co-Founder  |  Pushpay Designed as a fast, simple, secure, tactile — and fun — new-school giving option, Pushpay is distinct from other solutions in how it draws givers into the mobile experience, according to Co-Founder Eliot Crowther. “We realize that it’s mobile giving which is encouraging a lot […]

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Problem giving

“People don’t have a giving problem; they have a

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Cultivating ‘radical generosity’ in a crazy economy

Nestled in South Florida’s sun-drenched Fort Lauderdale area, Church by the Glades had two problems as it headed into the year 2008. One of the challenges was the kind of issue most pastors would love to face. The other problem was much less desirable.

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The difficulty of giving: Developing a system that funds the work

Ben Stroup works with LifeWay Christian Resources to assist churches with stewardship and giving, and he has given himself the title of Chief Broker of Opportunity. “I help churches bring into reality the ministry God has called them to accomplish by ensuring they have the ability to fully fund that vision,” he says.

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