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Why Digital Giving is NOT the Generosity Solution

I know this would appear to be a strange blog post focus for one who directs a digital giving platform. However, I need to be straightforward and honest. Here is the premise, digital giving opportunities are on the rise, yet they are not
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The Biggest Waste of Church Money

As I type that title “The Biggest Waste of Church Money” it is kind of personally shocking even for me the author. I have spent decades in the church and I have seen money go to some pretty crazy items. Of course, they are only as outlandish as my
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Six Reasons Digital Giving Platforms Fail

I know this seems strange for the director of a digital giving platform to write on the inefficiencies of digital giving, but I think it is really important to understand a few critical components before you launch into a potential solution.
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Front Door Generosity

For the most part church leaders tend to race between the two extremes of being silent on the money topic until there is financial pressure of some sorts then we can run towards fundraising mode. These practices reap a transactional giving culture of short-term
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Breakthrough Financial Leadership

I have had the privilege of being the founding leader of two nonprofit organizations, one for-profit company, and the employee for several multi-million dollar organizations. I also run the finances for my family. As I have ebbed and flowed in these
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10 Ideas that Unleash Year End Giving, Part 2

So the topic and opportunity for generosity will naturally occur in several different ways during the last few months of the year. (See Getting Year End Giving In Focus, Part 1.) Take the time to create a broader strategy that moves beyond a
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Major Gifts For Your Ministry

Do you think you can spot a major donor off the street? Consider billionaire Sam Walton of the Walmart dynasty. He often wore faded jeans and boots, and drove a very old truck. Nothing about him, outwardly screamed “wealth”. The old adage, “You can’t judge
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