There are two primary ways to raise funds to build a church. The first is a church fundraiser: offering things such as bake sales, chicken or spaghetti dinners, concerts and other events. However, the amount of money churches raise in this fashion is a small fraction of what they could have raised in a the second way. […]
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I love it when people object to a capital campaign because they don’t see the term in the scriptures. It presents a wonderful teaching opportunity on a topic that is very dear to God, the stewardship of our money. I am quick to let people know that the word “trinity” does not appear anywhere in the scriptures, yet it is a fundamental doctrine of Christianity.
When preparing for a church capital campaign, time is your friend. Time is a critical factor in taking your church capital campaign from good to great. Depending on the size of the church, it can take 3 to as much as 12 months to give yourself (and the church) time to prepare for and execute a capital campaign.
Can’t we just buy a book or read on the internet about how to run a campaign, or perhaps send someone to a 1-day capital campaign seminar? There are a plethora of options ranging from talking to some other churches about their campaign and trying to figure it out your self, to books and tapes, to 1 and 2-day seminars