Seven Reasons People Give More to Their Church

Episode #453
July 27, 2018
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Podcast Episode #453

Money is a subject too many pastors avoid—but they shouldn’t. It’s important to preach and teach on biblical stewardship. Today we explain seven ways that can lead to increased giving.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Pastors shouldn’t be fearful about preaching on money or stewardship.
  • According to some studies, giving increases threefold when someone moves from attending worship only to being a part of a small group.
  • Consistent ministry involvement typically leads to greater giving involvement.
  • People no longer give due to institutional loyalty—they give because they believe in the vision.

The seven reasons we discuss are:

  1. Pastors preach about money and stewardship.
  2. People move from worship only to small groups.
  3. Members get involved in ministry.
  4. Church leadership is clear and passionate about the vision of the church.
  5. The church has multiple channels for giving.
  6. Leadership is transparent about church finances.
  7. The church is outwardly focused.

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