Generosity

Does it feel like you’re always standing at the pulpit, asking for more money from your congregation? Is offering time a chore for your people? Well, are you taking the time to celebrate ministry that is happening? Perhaps if your people hear testimonies of how God is working, they will be more generous when the plate is passed.

Digital Giving Trends

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Digital Giving Trends

Fletch and Troy Pollock began an intriguing discussion at the 2019 XP-Seminar. Back by popular demand, this "state of digital giving" continues that discussion. From his vantage point of working with thousands of churches around [...]

Four Levels of Givers

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Four Levels of Givers

Friday, December 14, 2018 Hey Fletch … I was at the Smart Money for Church Salaries workshop in Dallas. It was awesome. I’m creating an executive summary of my notes for our directional team at [...]

What Should I Look for in Online Giving?

August 20th, 2018|Comments Off on What Should I Look for in Online Giving?

Monday, August 20, 2018 Hey Fletch … Our church is considering starting online giving. What are the kinds of things that we should be looking for? DRF—From a user’s perspective, the number one thing for [...]

Can You Come and Teach?

August 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Can You Come and Teach?

Saturday, August 4, 2018 Hey Fletch … Well done for the ministry. May we be connected with your programs in Uganda? I will be glad if my request is put under your consideration.  Thank you [...]

Compensation Survey

July 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Compensation Survey

Friday, July 27, 2018 Hey Fletch … How do I receive the Compensation Survey?  Mail or email? DRF—The XPastor Compensation Survey is online. You can enroll and get all the data online. If you submit [...]

Understanding “The Big Shift”

July 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Understanding “The Big Shift”

Do you remember the E.F. Hutton advertisement? The essence of the ad is two people are talking about investments. One says, “My broker is E.F. Hutton and he says …” At that point everyone [...]

Limited Funds

July 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Limited Funds

Monday, July 2, 2018 Hey David … You told me that doing this church plant was going to be a challenge. And you were so right. Our funds are so limited. I can barely afford [...]

Capital Campaign = Spiritual Revival. Seriously?

June 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Capital Campaign = Spiritual Revival. Seriously?

Can a capital campaign in a church cause a spiritual revival? Absolutely! I know from first-hand experience. When I was 25 years old and went through my first capital campaign, it transformed my life, [...]

Sharing Stories of Ministry

May 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Sharing Stories of Ministry

Saturday, May 26, 2018 Hey Fletch … I like your suggestion about getting people's stories. How do you do that in a church? DRF—One of the best way to measure the effectiveness of your [...]

Boss Stole My Idea

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Boss Stole My Idea

Thursday, May 17, 2018 Hey Fletch … my boss stole my idea and said it was his. What gives? DRF—That’s a hard one to hear. I’m so sorry that you had this experience. Can [...]