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Motivating Congregations to Give

Research indicates that there are three primary predictors of high levels of individual giving to Christian congregations: the person’s income, church involvement and beliefs. Families with high incomes are more likely to give 5 percent or more of their income to their church. Members who have at least a basics-level involvement with their worship community are more likely to be high givers. And members who have a conservative theology are more likely to give significantly, according to researchers, drawing upon data from the U.S. Congregational Life Survey detailing what motivates parishioners to give

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The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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