9 Ways to Build a Generous Family

So, you want biblical generosity to characterize your family. You want to be a family that lives open handed with their resources. This is a good thing. But instilling a posture of generosity in your family will not happen by accident. It takes intentionality. Here are a several suggested ways to start building a generous […]

5 Prayers for Those Who Want to Live Generously

Where are you on your generosity journey? Maybe you already give but wish to be one who reflects Macedonian-like generosity. Maybe you started giving out of obedience to God but desire a deeper love for generosity. Maybe you haven’t started giving but know generosity should be your next step of faith. Wherever you are, commit […]

Making the Most Of Giving Statements

January is a major month for churches and nonprofits to develop and send out giving statements. A top priority within the new year, giving statements are financial records provided to donors who gave within the previous year. But what if we told you that giving statements can be so much more than a charitable record […]

16 Reasons Why It Is Better to Give Than Get

In Acts 20:35, we find Paul encouraging the Ephesus elders to “Help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’”. In God’s economy giving is better than getting. What we provide for others is more significant than what we acquire […]

6 Ways to Teach the Joy of Giving

In Acts 20:35, Paul writes, “And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” As a church leader, you desire for your members to understand and experience the […]

3 Studies Showing God Designed Us for Generosity

We are made in God’s image. And while sin distorts this image, sin has not destroyed it. God is glad to be generous, and so are we. God has designed us for generosity, to reflect His generous character toward others. We see this in Scripture as God consistently directs us to live and give generously, […]

Best Practices for a Christmas Eve Offering

Right now your church is switching gears. You’ve moved from fall ministry activities and Thanksgiving outreach to one of the biggest and most anticipated seasons of celebration. Perhaps your church is known in the community for Christmas performances, caroling through neighborhoods, or candlelight services. Whatever you do, our team at SecureGive strongly encourages you to […]

3 Messages to Encourage Year-End Giving

As a church leader, you have a lot going on. Throw on the holiday planning on top of everything else and things can quickly become overwhelming. From preparing your sermon notes for Sunday to establishing year-end initiatives to hosting Christmas celebrations, it can easily seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day. With all […]

Generosity Reflects Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is often filled with turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, morning 5ks, parades, football, and post-meal naps. It is a day of gathering, reconnecting, eating, laughing, and debating the latest political issue with your relatives. Thanksgiving Day is also a season of thankfulness and gratitude. Such a season is the perfect time to live generously. […]