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?
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…
“My church has a ‘paycheck to paycheck’ mentality.” This is how a church treasurer recently described to me the way his church makes its budget each year. True, this isn’t breaking news. Many churches live…
“Giving was really strong in 2021.”
I heard this comment from many of you last year. Reflecting on God’s goodness and the faithful giving of His people, you explained how even the unrelenting demands of the global pandemic could not suppress the generosity of God’s people.