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Church Generosity Mistakes: Avoiding the Topic

Church Generosity Mistakes: Avoiding the Topic

Most church leaders find the topic of money exceedingly uncomfortable—so they talk about it as seldom as possible. But more and more pastors are discovering the benefits of talking about generosity more, not less. (If just reading that sentence made you a little...

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One Email Will Increase Your Year-End Giving

One Email Will Increase Your Year-End Giving

More than 18% of all giving occurs in December, making it the most charitable month of the year. Last year, 23% of online giving to church happened in December. Let's leverage those statistics to your advantage and increase your year-end giving. To have a successful...

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Four Reasons to Send a Giving Statement in Early December

Four Reasons to Send a Giving Statement in Early December

Many churches are uncertain about sending multiple giving statements throughout the year. Some are unsure about how often to send them. Others choose to not send them because of the cost involved or because they don't want to burden their administrative staff. Most...

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Five Ways to Counteract the Summer Giving Slump

Five Ways to Counteract the Summer Giving Slump

For most churches, summer vacations bring a dreaded trend: Attendance wavers more than usual and giving declines. And with the exception of the most mature givers, people simply don’t make up that giving when they return. The result? We lose valuable ministry revenue....

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A Pep Talk for Church Communicators

A Pep Talk for Church Communicators

I've partnered with churches for more than 15 years, and I've learned a lot about what it takes for a church to disciple people well and make a difference in their community. Without a doubt, church communicators play a significant role in their church's...

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Church Communication Help

Church Communication Help

The world of church communications is complex and requires significant skill in multiple areas: social media, websites, graphic design, storytelling, project management, writing and editing, technology, and more. For a new church communicator, that can be overwhelming.

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Is Your Church’s Annual Report Appealing?

Is Your Church’s Annual Report Appealing?

The topic of an annual report isn’t a new one for my blog. We’ve talked about it before (and even before that). But I want to talk today about something I haven’t hit on all that much before – the appearance of your church’s annual report.

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