God values marriage and asks Christians to cherish their spouse and selflessly love them as Christ loved the church. Marriage is one of the clearest… Read More »How the Church Can Foster Healthy Marriages
The summer always presents a unique set of challenges for the church. People spend less time in the pews and more time enjoying their favorite… Read More »How to Salvage a Downturn in Church Summer Giving
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Our best givers in our churches usually are generous supporters of other organizations, too. The difficult truth is that those other charitable causes often do… Read More »Effective Donor Engagement for Churches – Part 4
In this series, we’re applying the best practice development concepts of The Four-Part Cycle of Donor Engagement to the church setting. We’re sharing ideas and… Read More »Effective Donor Engagement for Churches – Part 3
As you approach Church of the Nativity in Timonium, MD, you drive up a curving road through trees to a beautiful contemporary facility atop a… Read More »Church of the Nativity: Enabling Mission Through Informed Ministry
Donors are often stewarded more impactfully by the nonprofit organizations they support than by the church they tithe to. In this series, we are tailoring… Read More »Effective Donor Engagement for Churches – Part 2
Top givers in our churches today are also generous supporters of other organizations – causes and charities for which they also have a passion. In… Read More »Effective Donor Engagement for Churches – Part 1