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Why Text-to-Give Works for Churches

Posted by Samantha Decker

 

As a church communicator, you already know how few people carry cash or checks nowadays, which means only passing around an offering basket on Sundays simply isn't cutting it anymore. You know how important it is to meet your donors at their...

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Topics: Giving, Strategy

5 Complaints About Online Giving Tools (and How to Solve Them)

Posted by Samantha Decker

As church communicator, you know getting buy-in to online giving can be a difficult task. Even though you know about all the perks online giving has to offer, it can be hard to convince others. This is especially true for those who are resistant to...

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Topics: Giving

5 Metrics to Master When Measuring Your Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

Christian ministries get an overall C- for our online giving homework. And it’s not because the dog ate it or aliens abducted your paperwork. Christians are notorious for being behind when it comes to how we run businesses and church offices.

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Topics: Giving, Ministry Insight

Church Website Design 101: The Best Way to Design Your Online Giving Page

Posted by Samantha Decker

 

So you have finally decided to try online giving, or perhaps you've being using online giving for little while now, but you just aren't getting the results you were hoping for. Help increase donations to your church by having a functional and...

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Topics: Giving

Benefits of Online Giving When It Comes to Taxes

Posted by Samantha Decker

As a church communicator, it’s important to offer the best form of giving in order to help your church receive the largest amount in donations. You have to weigh all your options and decide what’s most important to your members.

As this year’s tax...

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Topics: Giving

Which Online Giving Platform Is Right For Your Church? e360 Giving, PushPay, SecureGive, Tithe.ly or PayPal?

Posted by Samantha Decker

The new year brings a lot of new beginnings. New resolutions, new schedules, new workout program, perhaps a new content calendar––and, here at Ekklesia 360, new products for our ministry partners!

We’re always working to make innovations that truly ...

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Topics: Giving, Ministry Insight, Featured

2018 Online Giving Statistics You Shouldn't Ignore

Posted by Samantha Decker

If you think about it, most churches value tradition. In other words, when it comes to church, most people like things to stay just the way they are. If you need proof, just try sitting in someone else's spot (haha). Other weekly traditions in church...

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Topics: Giving

An Inside Look at the e360 Giving Buyer's Guide Kit

Posted by Samantha Decker

According to the latest statistics regarding church giving, 60% of those in the church who give are willing to do it digitally. As the digital world expands to include those of every age group and every walk of life, giving digitally is bound to...

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Topics: Giving

The Definitive Guide to Talking About Tithes—the Right Way

Posted by Samantha Decker

It can be hard to ask for money. Surprisingly, even pastors have a hard time talking about tithes and offerings. Money is a delicate subject, and there is a right and wrong way to talk about tithing.

Asking also depends on timing, because well, as...

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Topics: Giving

Your Congregation Just Isn’t Giving—What’s Wrong?

Posted by Joanna Gray

Many people find it painful to ask for money, and believe it or not, the same holds true (is it more true even??) for some pastors. While asking church members for money might seem completely normal, it can get downright uncomfortable. The fact there...

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Topics: Giving