I’ll never own a Tesla. Truth is, if there’s ever to be an electric vehicle in my future, it’ll have to be a Kia or Hyundai.
But I still want a Tesla.
Is that wrong?
Promoting planned giving is almost always never easy for churches.
But this is exactly where you come in — with a resource for each quarter to promote, educate and equip church members for making planned gifts.
Some (meaning me) might even call it “easy-peasy, lemon-squeezy”!
Boomers can’t be missed.
When it comes to transferring their wealth, there’s no question they’ll make waves even beyond the lifetime of their generation.
The only question is whether your church’s ministry will feel them?
Some people gain notoriety for what they didn’t do. For instance, Pythagoras didn’t discover the Pythagorean Theorem. People had been using it for at least a thousand years before he was even born. Pythagoras just named it!
Then there’s the third steward from Jesus’ parable of the bags of gold. Remember him? While the first and second stewards turned profits from the gold entrusted to them, the third steward didn’t grow the value of his money. Instead, he buried it.
For most churches, giving is framed by the annual budget. No matter the size or kind, any gift made towards the year-end goal gets lumped together. It’s all giving.
But church leaders have to think differently. Any thought of expanding ministry requires a plan to pay for it. This means finding new ways to think and talk about giving.
For starters, here’s a few points to ponder…