Is your Generosity Approach Helping or Hurting your Church?

by | October 31, 2018

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The One. The Few. The Many.

 

Join two of the most knowledgeable leaders in church stewardship, Joel Mikell (Horizons Stewardship) and Doug Turner (Culture of Ready) for a free webinar entitled, The One. The Few. The Many. On Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 11AM ET/8AM PT, these industry experts will discuss how a one-size-fits-all approach to generosity may be negatively impacting your church. The webinar will address how to develop distinct approaches for three important groups within every church.

The One: a small percentage of individuals who process giving in a highly relational setting. You'll learn strategies for developing a disciipleship approach for those who have capacity to become the financial leaders in your church.

The Few: a core group that tends to live out their faith in community. You will learn ways to create safe spaces for "the few" to take risks and grow in the grace of giving.

The Many: the largest group in any church that contributes very little financial income. You will learn how to engage this group and help them engage in the generosity journey.

Click here to register now for this free webinar produced by Church Executive Magazine.

 

3 Comments

  1. Is there a way to have access to this webinar after the fact? I would love to be able to attend however I will be at work & not be able to attend. How can I get this info?

    Thank you!

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    • Kristine Miller

      Hello Joy,
      Yes! If you register for the webinar, but are unable to attend “live” a link to the recorded webinar with be sent to you! I hope this helps.

      Reply

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