Faith, Work

9 Ways to Thank Donors Creatively and Quickly

7 Nov , 2016  

DO THIS. TLDR: Thank donors immediately and through multiple means. NOT THIS. Often times raising the money is the big priority. So all activities are focused on getting the funds “in.” And thanking donors gets a back seat. Since there is no tangible immediate feedback (or penalty) felt after sending thank you notes and making […]

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Faith, Work

Church Giving: Feeling Guilty About The Offering Plate

27 Sep , 2016  

I was at a church this past Sunday where they actually did not pass the offering plate during the service. They had a small bucket of the front of the church. If you wanted to bring your tithe and offering you need to go up to the front at some point. I believe the pastor […]

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Todd McMichen

Faith, Resources, Work

Interview: Todd McMichen of Auxano on Church Vision & Generosity

10 Mar , 2016  

  Today we’re continuing the conversation with another person who helps churches raise money by getting church leadership teams. Todd McMichen is at Auxano and is the Chief Campaign consultant over there. Todd has served for more than 30 years in a variety of roles in the local church, doing everything from planting churches to lead […]

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doug turner - culture of ready - generosity interview with Kenny Jahng

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Gabbing About Generosity: Culture of Ready with Doug Turner

25 Feb , 2016  

Today I sat down with Doug Turner of Culture of Ready. He’s an industry veteran helping churches and ministries raise over $1 Billion during his tenure in this role.     One of the things that I really was looking forward to hearing about is Doug’s notion that communities that understand good stewardship and generosity […]

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Church Giving Generosity Podcast

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3 Obstacles Keeping Your Church From Adopting Online & Digital Giving

11 Feb , 2016  

Last week we kicked off the discussion and had a lively chat. Today we continue the discussion, talk about 3 big obstacles for why churches aren’t adopting online and mobile giving options for receiving the offering & tithes during a church worship service. We even make a friend on the net and invite Alfredo into […]

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Kenny Jahng and Richard J Lee Talk About Generosity

Faith, Ponderings, Work

Generosity Journey: Conversation About The State of Giving

5 Feb , 2016  

Recently, Richard and I have been making varied observations about the State of Giving in our culture.  Both to non-profits and the Church. There seems to be a couple of trends taking place, and many organizations are at risk of being caught in the intersection of some of these trends if they don’t wake up […]

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Give By Text - and the evolution of digital payments

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Evolution of Payments In a Digital World

3 Feb , 2016  

Here’s one issue that non-profits and churches really need to pay attention to if they really want to survive beyond another decade or so. It’s happening right now and no one seems to notice judging by the pace of adoption of digital giving, give-by-text, online giving options by nonprofits and churches. Within 5-7 years, the […]

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