The Time is Now: 3 Steps to Avoid the Summer Giving Slump

The Time is Now: 3 Steps to Avoid the Summer Giving Slump

Most churches across America have one thing in common during the summer months – other than hosting VBS or various camps for kids who are enjoying being out of school. I’m referring to the typical “summer slump” in giving. People enjoy making family plans and...
3 Common Mistakes Churches Make When Budget Planning

3 Common Mistakes Churches Make When Budget Planning

Working with churches in the realm of generosity, I see it quite often – common mistakes in the church budget planning process. I see these with regularity, which makes me wonder if perhaps you too have committed one or more of the three most common mistakes in...
This December Mistake Could Cost Your Church Thousands

This December Mistake Could Cost Your Church Thousands

I want to share a very important task with you today. This is an idea that, if you implement it by December 20, will increase giving in your church during the last two weeks of the year. We know a large percentage of giving happens right at the end of the year. One...
A Simple Solution to the Church’s Summer Giving Slump

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. Does your church’s giving look like this? If so, please know...
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...

3 Simple Tips to Improve This Weekend’s Offering

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