Grow Church Giving By Using these 5 Best Practices

So yesterday, we discussed the Hope United La case study, that showed you exactly how they increased giving by 80% while doubling the number of givers.

Here’s another great resource to reference if you are trying to make this case at your local church.

Based on working on the pilot project as well as my experience implementing digital solutions for churches, Frank asked me to write a guest post on

I discussed how to Grow Church Giving By Going Mobile and Using these 5 Best Practices

Here’s the deal!

Several studies show that, 74 percent of all Americans write less than one check per month while 61 percent of those under 25 never write checks!

Couple all that with the fact that 80 percent of Americans carry less than $50 in their pockets at any given time and you have a perfect storm … one that is shifting the way people give from traditional cash and check to mobile.

Not to long ago, 1990 to be exact, cash and check payments made of 84% of the mix. Today, cash and check make up 18% of the payments mix – meaning, folks now use credit and debit 82% of the time they make a payment.

So people are carrying less cash and using checks far less, but what is replacing those methods of payment?

Check out my guest post as I dive into the why, what and how to implement an effective giving strategy for your church.


Jason Alexis is passionate about helping churches, ministries and non-profits get their message out to a mobile, global and social generation. Having began his career as an engineer, Jason believes that marketing and communications should be based on hard data, systemic analysis and proven best practices. As the founder of Fluid Ministries, Jason brings this scientific common sense approach to church communications and marketing. He helps churches to spread the age-old Gospel message through modern high-tech communication channels including mobile apps, text messaging and social media.
As a devout Christian, Jason bases his life on solid Biblical principles. That said, Jason recognizes his own imperfections and failure to consistently live out his convictions. Because of this, he knows his need for God's mercy and compassion. He is inclined to extend this mercy to others rather than judge them. Jason strives to run his business and personal affairs with integrity and virtue.

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