Podcast Episode #457
If churches want the next generation of members to give to their full potential, digital giving options are a must. Today, we explain why.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Regardless of the size of your church, you should have digital giving options available to members.
- Online givers are more consistent with their giving because it is almost always automated.
- I don’t know of a single church who has made digital giving available and has seen a drop in giving as a result.
- We are living in a digital world. Churches need to recognize and capitalize on the opportunities the digital age provides.
The six reasons we discuss are:
- A review of the most common digital options: online giving; text giving, etc., and their affordability
- Digital giving provides a discipline of giving
- Digital giving takes place even when the member does not attend.
- Millennials and Gen Z don’t have checks or cash.
- Digital giving as a means of giving is growing rapidly.
- Many members and guests feel like churches are not relevant without digital giving options.
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