At Church Community Builder, our journey will always be about trying to provide insight that helps you, as church leaders, be more effective. We are so much more than a software company! God has blessed us with a lot of amazing people who have experience in church leadership and a tremendous heart for the local church (and church leaders like you!). This blog is inviting you into the conversations we have on a daily basis. We want to hear your voice as you lead from the frontlines of Kingdom work!

Invest in people

I recently read a great eBook by Greg Nettle and Alex Absalom titled One Of. In this resource, Greg and Alex unpack the process of moving churches from an attractional model to one more missional in the approach to outreach and ministry. One overarching theme throughout the book that really struck a chord with me was,

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Improving your church's online giving experience

If you follow this blog, you already know that I am pretty passionate about online giving. I have been involved in one way or another in the world of donor management and generosity for over 12 years now. I have seen a lot of amazing things happen through the power and simplicity of the online gift. I have also seen some pretty silly stuff too. I can still remember conversations I had with church and ministry leaders in the early 2000's who wondered out loud whether anyone would ever make a donation on that "w...w...w...dot...whatever!" The bottom line is that online giving is here to stay and growing exponentially in it's acceptance. If your church doesn't embrace it, you are quite simply leaving money on the table.

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If your website looks lame, so does your online giving!

A few weeks ago, I found this great post from Branded for Good that identifies 13 signs that your nonprofit or church website is outdated.

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How to: track first-time gifts and follow up

If you have been following my blog for a while, you know that I am passionate about churches stewarding their people as well as they steward their money. The premise I have shared repeatedly is "if you care for your people well, money will follow as a natural result." That's not revolutionary thinking ... it's just good stewardship!

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