Should I Encourage People to Give In-Person Anymore?

Many church leaders are aware of the benefits that come along with the widespread adoption of digital giving by church members: First, churches that embrace digital giving regularly see an increase in generosity. Second, recurring digital gifts can provide a more predictable giving pattern, allowing church leaders to make better financial decisions for the church. […]

7 Ways Churches can Improve Digital Giving

Most churches aren’t fully leveraging their digital giving and they don’t even know it. Are you one of them? What would happen if you saw a substantial increase in digital giving usage? It would be a game changer. Your giving would grow and remain more stable. With that in mind, here are 7 simple yet […]

How to Increase Post Covid Church Attendance

Things are slowly returning back to normal after a year of living in the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccination numbers are rising while government restrictions are dropping. Toilet paper and disinfectant wipes are back on the shelves. And, most businesses have opened back up. But churches across the nation are not seeing this same response on Sunday […]

4 Ways to Build a Generous Church

So how do you build a generous church full of generous people? You start with discipleship through relationships. My husband, Marty, and I started Stevens Creek Church in Augusta, Georgia in 1987. Over the years, we were able to grow our twenty person congregation meeting in a borrowed living room into a multi-campus church that […]

One Simple Way to Increase Giving this Easter

Odds are you’re putting the finishing touches on your Easter 2021 service now. Everything is lining up great- from the worship set to preaching to hospitality efforts. However, there’s likely one piece still missing. Your giving strategy. The truth is, most church leaders try to avoid giving strategies at all costs, especially on Easter Sunday. […]

Your Members are Fearful About Their Financial Future. What Should You Do About It?

Without question, 2020 will be forever remembered as a terrible year. It will regularly become a baseline by which other years are measured. “At least it wasn’t like 2020,” will likely be a common refrain. But even though the calendar tells us we’ve moved on from that dreadful year, the events and their corresponding fears […]

23 Bible Verses about Generosity

We’re all probably familiar with the bible verse, John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have everlasting life.” This verse may bring back memories of Vacation Bible school for you or it may be a wonderful reminder of […]

20 Bible Verses about Stewardship

There are over 2,300 verses about stewardship and generosity in the Bible. And as a church leader, the Lord has specifically called you to teach these biblical principles to His children. While 2,300 verses give you ample opportunities to begin the conversation, it can make it a daunting task to even know where to start. […]