Why Digital Giving Options Are Vital for the Financial Health of Your Church

Episode #457
August 10, 2018
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Podcast Episode #457

If churches want the next generation of members to give to their full potential, digital giving options are a must. Today, we explain why.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Regardless of the size of your church, you should have digital giving options available to members.
  • Online givers are more consistent with their giving because it is almost always automated.
  • I don’t know of a single church who has made digital giving available and has seen a drop in giving as a result.
  • We are living in a digital world. Churches need to recognize and capitalize on the opportunities the digital age provides.

The six reasons we discuss are:

  1. A review of the most common digital options: online giving; text giving, etc., and their affordability
  2. Digital giving provides a discipline of giving
  3. Digital giving takes place even when the member does not attend.
  4. Millennials and Gen Z don’t have checks or cash.
  5. Digital giving as a means of giving is growing rapidly.
  6. Many members and guests feel like churches are not relevant without digital giving options.

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