VANCO FAITH BLOG

Why Generosity Matters

Posted by Philip Nation on Feb 13, 2019 1:00:49 PM

In 1993, my 9th-grade algebra teacher said something like: You’ll use algebra constantly for the rest of your life. I’d...

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Making Technology Sacred: 7 Proven Electronic Giving & Offering Practices

Posted by Aimee Laramore on Jan 23, 2019 1:00:56 PM

It is the beginning of the calendar year, and congregations and institutions across the country are re-embracing budget,...

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Is a Lack of Vision Destroying Giving at Your Church?

Posted by Rusty Lewis on Jan 16, 2019 1:00:23 PM

I’ve recently witnessed several magnificently extravagant gifts as part of accelerated giving initiatives where I’ve been...

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Turning to Prayer Instead of Our Planners

Posted by Marvin Owen on Jan 9, 2019 1:10:24 PM

If you have ever researched purchasing a planner, you would find that there are many, many choices. We all seem to be...

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Connecting Advent and Stewardship

Posted by Adam Copeland on Dec 5, 2018 2:01:45 PM

For the first time in several years, I made it back to my alma mater, St. Olaf College, to attend their annual Christmas...

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Thankful for Good Finances

Posted by Richard Bauer on Nov 21, 2018 2:10:41 PM

It’s funny how a blocked toilet can put everything into perspective.

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Stepping in Hidden Holes

Posted by David Waganer on Nov 14, 2018 1:00:33 PM

Recently, I was playing a round of golf with some friends. I’m really not too much of a golfer but believe in getting out...

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4 Church Giving Trends to Act On

Posted by Rusty Lewis on Nov 7, 2018 1:02:03 PM

As church participation continues to decline, even the most optimistic, faith-fueled pastors are taking notice. In the...

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Your Congregation Craves the Convenience of Electronic Giving

Posted by Adam Copeland on Oct 24, 2018 1:00:32 PM

Electronic giving is no fad; according to a new study, it is the preferred method of giving for a majority of church...

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How to Use Testimonials to Promote Planned Giving

Posted by Greg Ring on Oct 17, 2018 1:08:16 PM

Testimonies are a powerful tool to cultivate transformational gifts in your organization. Don’t miss out on the chance to...

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