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Generosity
Mark Brooks

10 Things Any Pastor Can Do to Increase Generosity

The number one reason why churches do not see increases in giving is the disconnected pastor. There is a multitude of reasons why this is true. Frankly, our colleges and seminaries do a poor job of training pastors in this field.

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Future of Giving
Mark Brooks

The Difference Between Could and Will

Another study was released about the impact of COVID-19. Here is a quote,

Up to 1 in 5 churches could close their doors permanently as a result of shutdowns from COVID-19 closure orders, according to David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group. While many churches have reopened, he says, fewer people are attending in person, which is having an impact on donations.

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Offering
Mark Brooks

When Taking Up the Offering…Never Apologize!

If I could give you one piece of advice as you head into this week’s offering time, it would be…
When taking up the offering…Never Apologize!
Before you think that you never do that, consider this. Do you ever before the offering is taken up say something like this…

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