Browsing: Giving


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Lovett H. Weems, Jr., explains how the four cornerstones of effective church leadership — vision, team, culture, and integrity — are all essential when leading…

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Pastor Laura Heikes shares strategies for making stewardship season something people don’t dread, but to which they look forward. “It’s not impossible,” she writes. “Dream…

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Adam Copeland of Luther Seminary says electronic giving is the preferred method of giving for most churchgoers, including your most faithful givers. Reducing the barriers…

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Churches that have been around for many years often face numerous property challenges. With aging buildings, there are frequent unplanned property issues that arise and…

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Sometimes churches have financial systems designed for the convenience of those receiving the contributions rather than for those who are giving. When you design and…

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Early in my own ministry, I always found stewardship season anxiety-producing. While I got better at it, I still found the fall campaign difficult. One…