Campaigns and Consulting

Who Will Fund Your Church’s Campaign? 4 Critical Questions to Ask Before You Start

Posted by: Scott Noble
Through more than 400 church stewardship initiatives in the last 20 years, CIF’s Campaigns & Consulting ministry has learned that there are four main questions about your donor base you need to ask—and answer—before you begin. By doing so, you can help ensure your initiative gets off on the right track and is poised for success!
Post Date: 6/11/2019 Campaigns and Consulting, News, Stewardship and Generosity

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Church

Posted by: Scott Noble
Over the next few weeks, as you gather as a community to celebrate the birth of Jesus, consider how your church can make its Christ-centered message and mission even more powerful. Here are seven resolutions to consider for your church on 2019.
Post Date: 11/30/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, Loans, News, Stewardship and Generosity

10 Tips to Being More Generous with Your Life (Part 3 in our Generosity blog series)

Posted by: Scott Noble
It’s a blessing that God allows us to participate with Him in His plans for our world. It might be in small ways or through impactful events. Nevertheless, we’re His partners in the work He is doing. We should celebrate, commemorate, and honor that.
Post Date: 11/01/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, News, Stewardship and Generosity, Stories

Does Your Church Model Generosity? (Part 2 in our Generosity blog series)

Posted by: Scott Noble
If the church truly is the most powerful force in the world, then its ability to impact lives through generosity could literally change the world. Here are six ways your church can practice generosity.
Post Date: 9/17/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, News, Stewardship and Generosity

3 Ways You’ve Never Heard Generosity Explained Before (Part 1 in our Generosity blog series)

Posted by: Scott Noble
At its core, generosity proceeds from our hearts (what we value) and our minds (how we see generosity’s importance in our lives). It’s not strictly a financial exercise. When we look deeper into how we practice and experience generosity, here are a few ways we’ve never—or at least rarely—heard it explained before.
Post Date: 7/30/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, News, Stewardship and Generosity

5 Ways Churches Can Use Gym Space for Outreach

Posted by: Scott Noble
Almost 30% of people in this informal poll responded that a new gym or recreation center was their top priority. Which got us thinking: What are some of the ways gym spaces can be used for outreach?
Post Date: 7/05/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, Loans

Should the Tax Reform Bill Impact Charitable Giving?

Posted by: Paul Anderson
If tax benefits are the motivation for giving, then tax changes might impact giving. But do people really give primarily for the tax benefits, and will they stop giving if they don’t get the same benefits they did in the past?
Post Date: 1/24/2018 Campaigns and Consulting, News, Stewardship and Generosity

Is Your Church Ready for a Major Project or Capital Campaign?

Posted by: Scott Noble
Most churches arrive at this crossroads sometimes during their lifespans. Visions have been cast, decisions have been made, and people are eager about next steps. But how do you know if your project is viable? How do you know if it will succeed?
Post Date: 11/15/2017 Campaigns and Consulting

4 Tips to Help Welcome Church Visitors

Posted by: Scott Noble
We’re social creatures, God created us that way. It shouldn’t surprise us that visitors want to have a personal connection when they visit a new church
Post Date: 10/04/2017 Campaigns and Consulting

Campaigns & Consulting Arm of CIF Celebrates 20 Years!

Posted by: Scott Noble
C&C utilizes a player/coach approach in its consultation with churches. They aim to train, encourage and assist pastors, ministry leaders and the whole church in its campaign journey.
Post Date: 9/27/2017 Campaigns and Consulting, News