Sunday, February 24, 2019 01:20

Helping You Excel in Stewardship

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Bless Others with Budget Surplus

For some people, it’s been so long since they’ve seen a budget surplus they’ve forgotten what it is. Let me define terms. Surplus: The dollar amount you receive in undesignated giving to the General Fund by December 31 (or the end of your church fiscal year) above and beyond what the approved budget calls for.  […]

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Communicate the Right Things to the Right People–Idea #8

While you cannot over-communicate, you can give information to the wrong people!  You must consciously decide what information should be given to whom and choose the right channel for that communication. Make a list of all your church information channels.  Here’s a sampling to start your thinking: Website Bulletin Worship Service Verbal Announcements Pre-Worship Service […]

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Send Giving Statements More Often–Idea #7

Long ago I learned a key principle of communication:  You cannot over-communicate. As Bill Hybels puts it: “Vision leaks.”  Put differently, about the time you are sick of communicating and you can’t stand the thought of talking about it again, the average person is just beginning to get it. “It” may be vision.  “It” may […]

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