Giving is an important part of the Christian faith for both the Church, as it relies on those funds to operate as well as impact the local and global community with the love of Christ, as well as for individuals in sacrificing a little bit of themselves, centering their hearts on God and truly relying on Him in everything they do including their time and finances.
But are we missing out with only passing the offering plate and not providing for online giving?
Here are three key points from the infographic below:
- Outside of the church, Americans are writing less checks and paying bills online more.
- With online giving, you can reach this generation of checkless and paperless people as well as set up automatic, recurring donations.
- Only 14% of Protestant churches in the U.S. offer online giving, but churches with online giving actually earn more money.
How do you do giving at your church and what are your thoughts on online giving?