We’ve all experienced a lengthy and cumbersome online payment process. The ones that leave you feeling disgruntled at completion and like you’d rather order elsewhere in the future. Amazon.com has one of the easiest online payment methods, making it a seamless process to ‘hand over’ your money. Churches should, therefore, be questioning how they can learn from Amazon’s online payment methods.
As a discipline of the faith, church attendees want to tithe a portion of their income. Make it streamlined and friction-free when you make recurring giving easy to find in your communications, and simple to set up and manage.
Churches are becoming more aware of the importance of mobile tech. Everywhere you look, “mobile” has become a core part of the broader church technology discussion. Mobile engagement via church apps, mobile giving, mobile communication, and mobile scheduling points in the direction that everything is going mobile.
Maybe you’ve heard someone say, “People don’t give to need. They give to vision.” Well, that’s not
entirely true. The truth is, people give for a variety of reasons. Just like people have different
personality types, they have different motivators for being generous. Everybody in your
congregations isn’t motivated by the same thing.
Let’s talk about the five reasons why people make a donation to your church:
If you’ve been on a church tech blog (like this one!) anytime in the past half-decade, you’ve probably heard a thing or three about online giving. You may have heard that online giving is continually linked to increases in overall giving.
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