I have an odd question for you… Are you ready to celebrate Christmas? I know, I know, it’s only October, but now is the time to prepare for the most important offering you’ll collect all year – your Christmas Offering! A Christmas Offering is a special offering given during a set period of time around Christmas that encourages people to give over and above their regular … Read More
NOW is the time – Planning an Effective Christmas Offering
If the latest Target commercial (and their store shelves for that matter) is any leading indicator – we’re officially in the holiday season! So are you prepared? I’m not talking about making your Christmas lists or even decorating for Christmas services. The real question is whether you’ve started preparing for your Christmas offering. Now, I know what you may be thinking: People’s … Read More
Christmas in November– Preparing for Your Christmas Offering NOW!
As the old carol says about Christmas, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” But when does that “time of the year” actually begin? Have you noticed the way retailers have started putting out Christmas displays as early as September? Every year, the push toward Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier. By October, children are making their Christmas … Read More
In What Areas Can a Christmas Offering Help My Church?
Today I have one more FAQ about your Christmas Offering… Should we divide our Christmas Offering over multiple “causes” or would it be more impactful to focus on one single cause? This is a common question (and a good one), but it’s actually more effective to have multiple causes. What I like about raising funds for three items is that … Read More
How Long Does a Christmas Offering Last? Can I Extend It into the New Year?
The early response to the 2012 debut of my “How to Plan and Conduct an Effective Christmas Offering” resource has been great – thanks to all who’ve already secured yours! To celebrate, I’m sharing some Christmas Offering FAQ’s this week – here’s one I hear from time to time: If we start the offering around Thanksgiving and run it into … Read More
What is a Christmas Offering and Doesn’t Doing One Take Away from My Regular Offering?
At Church Leader Insights, this is the first week of 2012 that you can pick up my freshly updated “How to Plan and Conduct an Effective Christmas Offering” resource! It’s only available for the next 3 weeks because NOW is the time to plan your church’s Christmas Offering. Not sure about what a Christmas Offering is? It’s simply a special … Read More
Four Steps for Your Christmas Offering – Only 3 Days Left
Over the past three weeks I’ve been giving away some of the tips to planning a Christmas Offering taken directly from my new “How to Plan and Conduct an Effective Christmas Offering” resource. Today, I’m sharing with you the four steps to an effective offering. There are only 3 business days left before the resource and videos are gone and I really … Read More
Time is Running Out for a Difference-Making Christmas Offering!
Well, the clock is ticking… Time is running out for you to secure your copy of my new resource and lead a successful Christmas Offering at your church. This brand new “How to Plan and Conduct an Effective Christmas Offering” resource will no longer be available after this Monday, October 31st at 11:59pm Eastern Time. Here’s why- I refuse to set … Read More
What is a Christmas Offering? (Free Video #2)
If you’ve felt like I’ve become fixated on Christmas over the last couple of weeks (in October)… well, you’re right! I’m passionate about helping your church better resource God’s vision over the next year than ever before by leading an effective Christmas Offering as 2011 comes to a close. That’s why I’ve released my brand new three-hour resource, “How to … Read More
Why YOU Should Do A Christmas Offering (Free Video)
Have you noticed how early the seasons change in stores these days? It’s mid-October and not only is Halloween candy available, but so are all the Thanksgiving decorations. Well, this week I’m encouraging you to think ahead too – about Christmas! No, I haven’t missed a couple of pages in my calendar… Here’s why I want you to think about … Read More
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