16 Myths Keeping Churches From Creating An Online Presence

Creating an online presence isn’t nearly as difficult as it was 15 or 20 years ago. In fact, it’s easier than ever, yet many churches still don’t even have a basic website or social media presence. Why? Typically, it’s due to myths that make it seem impossible for any church that doesn’t have thousands of members to make it work. If you want to reach more people, stay in contact with your members and grow your church, it’s time to let these 16 myths go and dive into creating at least a small online presence for your church. 1. It …

How to Create the Perfect Church Giving Page

One major aspect of any great church website is a church Giving page. Notice how we haven’t really talked much about giving on other church pages? This is because you never want your church to sound greedy. By dedicating a page to giving, you make it clear that you’d love visitors to donate, but it’s not a requirement for using your church’s site. While it’s a good idea to link to the page from other pages, you want your Giving page to be the go-to for any online tithing. Creating a welcoming page makes visitors far more likely to give. …

18 Scriptures On Giving You Can Share Before Your Next Offering Time

Giving is always an issue churches seem to struggle with. For many pastors, it can be hard to even talk about it in church services. However, it’s important to inspire your people with what God says about giving. There are hundreds of scriptures on giving to help you encourage members to be generous with their finances. Before your next offering time, start by sharing one of these scriptures to get your church family to start thinking about giving. You might be surprised at just how effective this is for your church. Why Aren’t People Giving To make sure you pick …

Make Life Easier With These 7 Church Giving Apps

Tithing is a challenge many churches have had for centuries, but thanks to church giving apps, that doesn’t have to be as much of an issue as it used to be. Let’s face it, sometimes you just forget to bring cash or you prefer to only carry cards. That doesn’t mean members don’t want to help support the church. Instead, they prefer the simplicity and security of tithing via an app. Plus, it’s also easier for your church to quickly calculate amounts and manage your church’s account. For more information – see our list of top online giving providers for …

8 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Into Your Church

8 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Into Your Church

Your church is filled with smartphones. Whether your members are keeping them out of the way or getting distracted during services, it’s time to address how to incorporate mobile into your church. Instead of just banning phones or limiting them to a Bible app, encourage them to use their phones, but in a more productive way than just covertly checking out Facebook. Mobile doesn’t mean you’re going to the proverbial dark side. It’s just a modern way of engaging your members. You might be surprised at just how much more attention everyone pays. 1. Use Online Giving For safety reasons, …

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7 Top Online Giving Companies For Churches

If church donations are down, the problem might be with your giving options. Take a moment to consider how many of your church members actually carry cash with them anymore. Odds are, many members, especially those under 50, are more used to carrying debit and credit cards. This means when the offering plate comes around, they don’t have anything to put in it. This doesn’t mean they don’t want to give, though. Online giving options give these members a chance to give on their terms. They can make occasional donations or set up a schedule, so they never forget. It’s …