Just Preach the Gospel!

March 13, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times, “All you have to do to get people to give is to preach the Gospel.” May I suggest that if this were the case churches would never have to worry about money or budget problems? Sad to say, this simply isn’t true. While it […]


The Value of a Mobile App for Your Church

February 24, 2014 | Posted by Matt Peeples

Matt Peeples Lead/Founding Pastor of The Point, shares with readers about leadership in ministry: A lot of churches  are considering doing a mobile app, but aren’t sure if it is worth the money. From my experience it is worth every penny and then some! When we launched our app in March of 2012 over 50% […]


What Motivates People to Give?

February 13, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

Have you ever heard someone say, “The Gospel is the only motivation a pastor should use to move people to give”? If you have, I am 99.99% certain the comment was made by a pastor. I heard it more than once during my 37+ years of pastoral ministry. Obviously, God’s grace in Jesus Christ should be […]


Should Pastors Know What Each Member/Family G...

January 16, 2014 | Posted by John Kieschnick

Over the years I have consulted with many different churches and pastors especially in the area of stewardship. One observation I have made is that there is not a set answer to the questions, “Who should know what members contribute?” and “Should the pastor know what members give?” Some churches take what I call a “super-secret” […]