Have you noticed the digital giving trends on church websites? Having grown by 21% in 2020 alone, online giving is an area of leadership that deserves our full attention. Let's explore the ways churches can reduce friction in the giving process and cast vision along the way.
It’s a good idea for churches to have an online giving platform established for attendees of all ages and stages of life. In addition to enabling a smoother collection process, it's also a great opportunity to introduce digital solutions to more people.
The world has gone online. These days, everything is increasingly digital, and everyone is increasingly comfortable transferring money online, whether it's for purchases or donations. As church leaders, there are a few lessons you can learn from the expert in all things online and digital to increase online giving from your congregation: Amazon.
Thankfully, the roller coaster ride of 2020 is ending. Despite how crazy this year was, something that hasn’t changed is the importance of recurring giving. In fact, this is probably more top-of-mind for church leaders than usual.
Technology is changing the way we do everything. In almost every aspect of life now, we have the opportunity to transact online. And it really should be no different when it comes to church giving.
When it comes to church giving, we can’t make the mistake of thinking that people will continue to do things the way they’ve always done them. We can't assume everyone’s going to give in-person on Sunday morning.
A good online giving platform should increase overall giving to the church. But a major study of the world's non-profit organizations revealed that givers abandon their online gifts at an astonishing rate of 83 percent! That means fewer than 20 percent of those who have an intent to give actually complete their gift.
As businesses, schools, and churches close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, will charitable giving take a hit? It's possible, but churches can take steps to ensure their organizations, members, and communities will continue to be served well.
Coronavirus is reshaping how we do church.
Chances are the number of church software options on the market today makes you dizzy. Comparing solutions can feel overwhelming. If you’re unhappy with your current software, the idea of learning to use a new one — and migrating data — can be so daunting that you resolve to just stick it out with what you’ve got.
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