Join me in Indianapolis – November 9th

Join me in Indy for: “Build Your Church’s Generosity Before Building Your Church“ Nov. 9th, from 9:30am-12:30pm.   For far too long churches have accepted their default giving patterns and cultures. Church leaders have relied on giving principles that are dated and overused. The minds and motivations of givers today have changed dramatically. If churches […]

Analyze Church Giving Data for Transformation not Transaction

Churches track all sort of data (attendance, small group participation, % of attenders that volunteer in ministry, # of spoons in the church kitchen), but what does it all mean? Which data matters? I mean, REALLY matter. Church giving data is a powerful indicator of engagement. A wise man once told me that numbers do not give […]

Top 6 Findings from Generosity Audits in 2015

My work with coaching churches in matters of stewardship and generosity reveals consistent behaviors and patterns. Denomination, non-denomination, large, small, across the country… there are many similarities throughout the church in the Unites States. How does Generis uncover these behaviors and what can church leadership do about it? A Generosity Audit is a one-day assessment […]

Celebrating Spiritual Development with Year-End Giving

Givers have certain universal expectations. They expect to be listened to, treated with respect, and never taken for granted. Within a Year-End Giving project, you will be asking people to give financially. This is not something people in your church are naturally inclined to do. You want to ensure you honor your givers and potential givers. […]

5 Reasons Why a Year-End Giving Strategy Should Be Your #1 Priority

The most immediate benefit of a year- end giving project is, of course, increased giving. We can all celebrate this result… but planning this initiative with care and executing it with excellence will add far more value. So why is this project such a high priority? It prompts spiritual growth. The intersection of faith and […]