Executing a church capital campaign is part science and part art. Some of the techniques that worked well in times past are not as effective today. There have been, and will continue to be, refinements and adaptation in the process of capital fundraising. Part of the art of the campaign is adapting those processes (the […]
The goal of a church capital campaign is for God’s people to give generously. But poor giving is a widely recognized problem in churches. In a book of cartoons called Church Is Stranger Than Fiction there is a picture with four men sitting around a conference table in a church board meeting. The man at […]
When considering capital campaign consulting services, cost often becomes a subject of debate which fails to focus on the correct factors. Most often the church does not like to spend money; it is typically frugally minded. This is not a bad thing, however sometimes it is pursued to a fault. While stewardship demands due consideration be given to the cost of the investment, the church does itself a disservice by focusing on the cost of the service and not on the net value the value gained from the capital stewardship engagement. The church can easily avoid this snare.