9 Ways to Impact Local Schools This Fall

As a church leader, you are prayerfully considering how God would use your church this fall season. In any community, there are many ministry opportunities available, including local schools. Across the nation, churches have found that focusing some of their ministry efforts on a local school allows them to serve and connect with school administration, […]

How to Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day Like Jesus

In the Bible, we often read stories about the miracles Jesus performed. In fact, there are 37 of them recorded in the New Testament. Stories of Jesus turning water into wine, driving out evil spirits, and healing the afflicted. When reading these stories, sometimes we can get caught up in the act of the miracle […]

Best Practices for a Christmas Eve Offering

Right now your church is switching gears. You’ve moved from fall ministry activities and Thanksgiving outreach to one of the biggest and most anticipated seasons of celebration. Perhaps your church is known in the community for Christmas performances, caroling through neighborhoods, or candlelight services. Whatever you do, our team at SecureGive strongly encourages you to […]

8 Ways to Get the Most out of GivingTuesday 2021

How is your church participating in GivingTuesday this year? Whether you’ve participated in the past or not, GivingTuesday is a valuable opportunity for your church and community to rally around this year. But before we get into how to make the most out of GivingTuesday, let’s talk about what GivingTuesday actually is. What is GivingTuesday? […]

25 Bible Verses about Helping Others

Our world is hurting more than ever. We can see it everywhere- on front pages, during the nightly news, across social media, and through casual conversations. The impact from the pandemic, tension in the Middle East, and everyday burdens are wearing on us all. So how do you provide a beacon of light in the […]

4 Ways to Build a Generous Church

So how do you build a generous church full of generous people? You start with discipleship through relationships. My husband, Marty, and I started Stevens Creek Church in Augusta, Georgia in 1987. Over the years, we were able to grow our twenty person congregation meeting in a borrowed living room into a multi-campus church that […]