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Egiving Isn’t the Future for Churches—It’s the Present

The church got by just fine without digital giving for nearly two millennia. Maybe your church has been passing the offering plate for decades, and nobody has complained about it or suggested anything should be different. But here’s the thing: your congregation is ready for digital giving right now. And the church has been notoriously slow to embrace changes in technology. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Simple ways to keep your church plant out of financial trouble

Forming healthy financial habits early in your church is the key to maintaining financial integrity. Keep reading to see how your plan compares to what really works. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

It’s time to make digital giving a priority

Stop just talking about digital giving. Now is the time to implement it! Digital giving is the smart way to curb declining revenue. It’s time to make digital giving a priority [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Serve Day...Our Chance to Walk in Your Shoes

ECCU’s staff members work here for all kinds of reasons. One common thread is that everyone knows their work indirectly helps the credit union’s members do what they’re called to do. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Handle Cash Wisely to Prevent Fraud

When you read a report that says “ecclesiastical crime” worldwide costs ministries more than all the money given to support foreign missions each year, you have to admit that good stewardship means taking steps to prevent fraud. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

It may be time to reboot your approach to digital giving

You already take into account new program launch dates, service times, even the rhythm of your giving cycles. So, when your church’s financial need doesn’t match your congregation’s mindset toward giving, it can leave you wondering what’s out of sync. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters