Communicating Fall Without Creating Noise

Communication: It kind of doesn’t stop, does it? There is always something going on. And just when you think it’s safe to breathe, fall is already knocking on your door. If your church is anything like mine, trying to communicate it all can be a nightmare! Why? “Because everything needs to be communicated. Now. From the … Read more Communicating Fall Without Creating Noise

Insights from Giving USA 2018: Charitable Giving Growth & Trends

Charitable Giving Continued to Grow in 2017 According to Giving USA, individuals, estates, corporations, and foundations donated an estimated $410.02 billion to charitable causes in the United States during 2017. This is an increase of 5.2% and 3.0% adjusted for inflation compared to 2016. Earlier this year, the Blackbaud Institute’s Charitable Giving Report estimated that … Read more Insights from Giving USA 2018: Charitable Giving Growth & Trends

Making Video Work Harder for Your Mission: Awareness

The charge is clear – video is taking over the digital world.   By 2019, global consumer Internet video traffic will account for 80% of all consumer Internet traffic (SmallBizTrends)  Facebook generates 8 billion video views on average per day (Social Media Today)  YouTube reports mobile video consumption rises 100% every year (Hubspot)  55% of people (all people!) … Read more Making Video Work Harder for Your Mission: Awareness

4 Types of Church Givers (and How to Keep Them All Happy)

When it comes to church giving, members who contribute come in different forms. Each type has a different mindset and approach to giving, and it’s important that the church consider their wants and needs. Let’s look at how you can mold the most common church giving personas into a congregation full of cheerful givers. Type … Read more 4 Types of Church Givers (and How to Keep Them All Happy)