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How Cornerstone Community Church fully funded its operating budget with digital giving

Founded in 2004, Cornerstone Community Church (CCC) is a young church located in the rural mountains of Virginia, meeting in a converted downtown storefront. In a city with a population less than 7,000, finances have been a struggle for the growing church. Here, Lead Pastor Mike Morris recalls a recent change that has helped CCC […]

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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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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: How to effectively launch online giving

We are a check-less, cashless society. Yet, in 2011, Lifeway Research discovered that only 14 percent of churches offered online giving. Recent studies are showing that that number is increasing. Hopefully, yours is one of those churches that has implemented online giving.

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Considering online education?

3 students share their experiences — and what you can expect.

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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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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: A new era of giving

Is your church taking advantage of today’s simplified donation options?

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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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Online giving 101

What do Hurricane Sandy, Colorado wildfires and summer vacations have in common?

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Survey finds churches using the cloud more likely to see increase in giving

SAN JOSE, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — Intacct, makers of cloud financial management and accounting software, recently announced the results of new research on how churches use technology. In a recent survey of more than 1,000 small to mega-sized churches, Intacct found that churches using cloud technology have much more engaged constituents and benefit from increased giving. […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE: What the decline in check writing will mean for your church

By Mark Brooks Americans have changed the way they do commerce. Sit at your local Starbucks or McDonalds, and you can see it. When was the last time you saw somebody writing a check? For that matter, how often do you see anyone paying with cash? More and more Americans are turning away from the […]

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