New Resource: Understanding and Engaging Your Givers

Count on it: your givers and potential givers are not all alike. In fact, they break down into at least four kinds of givers. The Generis team has just released a new resource designed to help pastors in churches across the country increase giving – with all...

Pastor, what would best help you encourage generosity?

I did something a couple years ago that was super helpful to me and to the churches I serve. I asked for feedback. I asked for input. I asked the church leaders in the trenches day in and day out what they needed most in the realm of generosity. That feedback led to...

Charitable Giving Outlook for 2016 Appears Weak

Generosity has reached record-setting levels, making 2015 “America’s most generous year ever,” according to Giving USA in a report they published just last week. An estimated $373.25 billion in charitable giving came from individuals, estates,...

A Simple Solution to the Church’s Summer Giving Slump

It’s a well-known and common giving metric. Warm months of summer vacations and other family plans cause a trend of lower church attendance. And when people are absent, their giving usually is too. Here’s what annual church giving typically looks like from a big...

3 Simple Tips to Improve This Weekend’s Offering

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