It’s more important than ever that a congregation help create a culture of generosity in every aspect of church life. This podcast and article from Horizons Stewardship explores why. (Photo: www.inkmedia.eu, Creative Commons)
The current high level of inflation is roiling the economy, bringing uncertainty and fear of the future. Horizons Stewardship suggests three ways it’s already affecting your church. (Photo: Steve Jurvetson, Creative Commons)
The idea of generosity is simple and appealing to most people, but living into it can be complicated. Unfortunately, past experiences and our ideas about money can hinder living out this important value. Horizons Stewardship explores. (Photo: Mimi_K, Creative Commons)
Covid 19 has accelerated some trends in church culture that had been simmering, and now leaders are struggling to adapt. Horizons Stewardship suggests eight obstacles to fully funding your ministry — and how to handle them.
Year-end is prime time for charitable giving. How is your church doing? Here are some ideas that can help your congregation finish as strongly as possible. From Horizons Stewardship. (Photo: MattX27, Creative Commons)
If you’re looking for good, free stewardship resources for your congregation, the Giving 365 site offered by Horizons Stewardship is a great go-to place. Create a free account login and you’ll have access to a wide variety of quality materials with no obligation. (Photo: Kodomut, Creative Commons)
People go on vacation during the summer, and unfortunately so do their offerings. But that need not be the case. Horizons stewardship offers four proven strategies to mitigate anxiety and enable your church to experience a stronger summer season of giving.(Photo: Jo Naylor, Creative Commons)
Capital campaigns can help inspire giving and achieve ministry milestones, but they require careful thought and thorough planning. Joe Parks of Horizons Stewardship identifies questions that church leaders should consider before a campaign. (Photo: Stephen Yeargin,Creative Commons)
Fall is the time that most churches ask congregants to return pledges or estimates of giving. But for a lot of reasons the timetable’s not ideal, says Horizons Stewardship, which suggests moving the pledging window to January or February. This insightful article tells you why.
The 2020 report by Giving USA, a credible source on American philanthropy, outlines deepening problems and worrisome signs for religious nonprofits. Nearly every church is feeling financial pressure from these trends. From Horizons Stewardship.