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The Offering as Worship in our Electronic Age

Posted by Clayton Smith on Mar 14, 2018 1:00:12 PM

How do you handle the offering invitation in this electronic age? Is it a worshipful expression of our love and gratitude...

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Imperfect Allies

Posted by Aimee Laramore on Mar 7, 2018 1:00:25 PM

The great theologian Dave Chappelle introduced a concept that made me laugh out loud when he spoke about imperfect allies...

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A Holistic Look at Stewardship: Why Money Isn’t the Only Thing We Steward

Posted by Adam Copeland on Feb 28, 2018 1:00:59 PM

I often find myself speaking about financial stewardship in churches, synod leadership events, and other faith-related...

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Billy Graham - A Marketing and Branding Genesis Genius

Posted by Richard Bauer on Feb 27, 2018 2:00:00 PM

At Vanco, our goal is to enable churches to allow church-goers to give how and when they want. With that, we hope to...

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More Online Giving Options for Churches Please!

Posted by Richard Bauer on Feb 21, 2018 1:00:20 PM

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves...

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Stewardship: Where’s the Love?

Posted by Marcia Shetler on Feb 14, 2018 1:00:37 PM

The hearts-and-flowers, warm-fuzzy-feeling Valentine’s Day that we experience is vastly different than the festivals...

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Confronting Secrecy: Should Pastors Know Who Tithes?

Posted by Aimee Laramore on Jan 31, 2018 1:00:17 PM

I have had very few people caution against the importance of pastoral care for the sick, broken-hearted, widows, spouses...

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2017 Churchgoer Giving Study

Posted by Richard Bauer on Dec 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Two years have passed since we released the first findings from our groundbreaking survey of churchgoers’ attitudes,...

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Take the Test: Is Your Church Ready for Asset-Based Giving?

Posted by Steve Caton on Nov 8, 2017 1:00:53 PM

Every year we see new trends — cars, fashion, technology — we even add new words to our vocabulary. Some trends are...

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Top 5 Ways to Accidentally Reduce Church Giving

Posted by Clif Christopher on Nov 1, 2017 1:00:38 PM

In my more than 40 years of ministry, I have never heard a pastor say he/she has more money than the church needs. I have...

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