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How to Get Your Church Excited About Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

December 6, 2018 7:00 AM

 

Do you dread talking about money in your church? If so, you’re not alone! Sometimes it seems like talking about giving is a burden––it can feel like you’re guilting your church, or manipulating them. There’s just something hard about asking people...

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Topics: Strategy, Ministry Insight, Featured, Giving

How to Master the End-of-Year Church Giving Push

Posted by Samantha Decker

November 8, 2018 7:00 AM

If you have ever wondered why end-of-the-year giving is such a big deal, consider the fact that over 28% of nonprofit organizations raise between 26 to 50% of their annual funds from their year-end ask. Not only that, but 30% of all charitable...

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Topics: Giving, Best Practices

How to Set Up Online Giving on Your Church Website

Posted by Samantha Decker

October 18, 2018 7:16 AM

 

"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.”- Matthew 5:42

As members of a church, we understand how important it is to tithe. The gratitude we feel for all that God has blessed us with spills over into...

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Topics: Strategy, Best Practices, Featured, Giving

7 Mistakes to Avoid with Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

October 4, 2018 7:05 AM

Most churches have embraced online giving, and for a very good reason. According to Nonprofits Source, churches that provided online giving as an option to give increased overall donations by 32 percent.

However, in order to fully embrace online...

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Topics: Giving

Why Text-to-Give Works for Churches

Posted by Samantha Decker

May 3, 2018 6:00 AM

 

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: Strategy, Giving

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

Posted by Samantha Decker

March 22, 2018 6:00 AM

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

March 8, 2018 7:00 AM

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: Ministry Insight, Giving

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

Posted by Samantha Decker

February 22, 2018 7:00 AM

 

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

February 20, 2018 5:00 AM

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

February 13, 2018 7:00 AM

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: Ministry Insight, Featured, Giving

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