Ask, Thank, Tell

Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation is a helpful “how to” guide for congregational leaders seeking to guide members into a more spiritual understanding of financial stewardship instead of seeing stewardship as a way to...

Creating Congregations of Generous People

Creating Congregations of Generous People is an easy-to-read book, suggesting that annual pledge drives inadvertently perpetuate low-level and same-level giving in congregations. The goal of this book is to aid pastors and lay leaders in initiating and sustaining...

Dig Down Process

Calling people of faith into a growth mindset. The Dig Down Process is an adventure in thinking theologically, exploring governance and staffing, and maximizing resources. Making shifts in these three important areas can empower a congregation to move forward in...

LEAD Assessment

Taking the assessment is an opportunity for your congregation to see where you are now and to identify next steps for moving forward, joining in God’s mission. A congregation that is committed to growing can use LEAD’s online Congregational Assessment to: Find...

Congregational Fundraising Campaign

Perhaps your congregation is inquiring about resources for a fundraising campaign. You can do it yourself if you have previous experience with campaigns, have members who have experience running campaigns, or have a compelling reason for the campaign (usually...