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A Simpler Way to Manage Designations and Locations

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How Seacoast Rallied Around Churches in the Louisiana Flood Zone

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Adding Smart Giving to Your Church/Nonprofit's Facebook Page

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How Does My Church's Giving Page Stack Up?

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Action Links Make Giving Even Simpler, For Admins and Givers

Why explain when you can simply send your givers a link?

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3 Simple Steps for a Last Minute Giving Tuesday 2017

With the holidays nearly here, your church may not have planned much for this day of generosity. While we're just a little shy of week away from #GivingTuesday, there's still time to rally your church and ride the momentum into year-end giving!

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Give.Church Now Integrates with SimpleChurch CRM

Give.Church now integrates with SimpleChurch CRM + 5 more church mgmt softwares. Check out how these will save you time and money!

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Give.Church + Planning Center = awesome!

Give.Church now integrates with Planning Center+ 5 more church mgmt softwares. Check out how these will save you time and money!

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Give.Church + Breeze Integration Now available!

Give.Church now integrates with Breeze ChMS + 5 more church mgmt softwares. Check out how these will save you time and money!

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Get the Most Out of Year-End Giving

Over 30% of all church giving happens during the last 3 months of the year, with 17% in December alone. That's A LOT of generosity, but what if we could raise the percentage with just a little extra planning? Grab our Year-End Giving Bundle to learn how!

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Stabilize Your Church's Budget by Encouraging Recurring Giving

Recurring Giving with Give.Church has the power to stabilize your church's budget.

How the Church Responded: Hurricane Harvey

During Hurricane Harvey, churches mobilized aid at a moment's notice. Now we’re sharing the previously untold story of how churches respond to disasters and what we can learn from them to better serve our own communities in times of crisis.

Give to the Local Church During Hurricane Harvey

Here are a list of local churches responding to the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. Will you join them?

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Is a Complicated log in Experience impacting your church's giving?

The average American has over 200 separate online logins. That's 200 email + password combinations you need to remember on a regular basis. We think security and simplicity go hand-in-hand. We use Text Verification PINs to make your giver's online experience as simple and secure as possible.

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Is your giving page losing givers?

Givers seek familiarity and security when giving an online gift. Is your giving page secure and familiar?

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Automatically Increase Your Church's Giving by 2%

Your church is spending too much money on processing fees. Give.Church offers Bank Giving (ACH) at a significant cost savings to your church that will help you keep and do more with your gifts.

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The Next Chapter for Church Giving

If our goal is to see churches and communities transformed through generosity, making giving simple isn’t enough. Unleashing transformational generosity requires a giving platform built for churches.

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🚀 Product update: A simpler way to manage Designations & Locations

Important system updates to both Designations and Locations. This enhances your tracking ability for all giving and makes managing Designations & Locations so much simpler.

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Launch: James Kruse and Jared Hogue | Adore Church

Lead pastor James Kruse and Jared Hogue, part of the launch team, share about their journey of planting one of Boston's newest churches—and what it took to get to launch.

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Giving Away Your Church’s Biggest Offering

Over the last 8 years, Community Christian dedicates the offering from the first weekend of each fiscal year to a ministry outside their own. And it's totally changed the way their church gives.

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What Apple Pay Means for Your Church

Last week, Apple announced that Apple Pay can now be used to make and receive donations. This is big news for churches so we're unpacking how this will grow your church!

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Exponential Challenge: Celebrate Gratitude

While gratitude may not need to be present in order for someone to give, it is necessary if that giving will ever transform into generosity. That's why we challenged Exponential Chicago to practice some gratitude!

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Inside the Offering: Richard Morgan | Church of the Good Samaritan

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Planning Your Church's Year End Giving Campaign

Want to make the most of year-end giving? Your church needs a plan. It doesn’t have to be crazy complicated, but some clear communication, an easy giving solution, and a little forethought can inspire incredible generosity!

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Your Church's 2016 Giving Tuesday Blueprint

Want your church to participate in #GivingTuesday, but not sure how to get started? We’ve got your 2016 Giving Tuesday blueprint ready to go!

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Launch: Branden Petersen | Resurrection Life Church

Pastor Branden Peterson describes the journey to launch one of New York City's newest churches.

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Launch: Noah Nickel | King's Church

Meet the people behind one of Cleveland's newest churches—and what it took to get them to launch.

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What Happens When the Church Loves Generosity

We're joining the Life.Church Open Network in celebrating why #WeLoveTheLocalChurch and what can happen when the church loves generosity!

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Activating Your Church at a Moment's Notice

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Celebration Church decided to BE the Church to their local community. Learn how you can too.

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Inside the Offering: Dr. Karl Eastlack | Penn-Jersey District of the Wesleyan Church

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Back to Church: Reengaging Your Church Giving This Fall

As families return from the summer months, this is a perfect opportunity for churches to reengage their congregations, equipping them to start giving again.

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Inside the Offering: Van Moody | The Worship Center

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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How Seacoast Rallied Around Churches in the Louisiana Flood Zone

With less than 12 hours notice, Seacoast Church raised $20,000 to support the churches and families affected by the floods. See how they did it.

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6 Reasons Smart Giving > PayPal for Churches

PayPal can serve businesses really well. But when it comes to finding a complete giving solution for your church, how does it stack up against Smart Giving?

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Church Giving Audit: Are We Communicating with our Givers Relationally or Transactionally?

The language around giving matters—at every level. Assess whether you're fostering a relationship between your givers and your church, or, if you're treating giving more like a transaction.

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ARC Church Mobilizes Giving in Response to Texas Flooding

Knowing it would take thousands of dollars to meet the needs of their devastated community, theCHURCH utilized Smart Giving and asked other churches in the ARC community for their support.

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Transitioning to Give.Church

Wondering what it'll look like to switch from your old digital giving provider to Kindrid Smart Giving? Check out our Transitioning to Smart Giving guide to learn how we'll make it a seamless experience.

Adding Smart Giving to Your Church/Nonprofit's Facebook Page

Learn how to simply add Smart Giving to your organization's Facebook page so you can encourage people to give where they spend so much of their time!

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Watch: Giving & Generosity in the Church with Rusty Lewis | Generis

In this 15 minute segment, we ask Rusty Lewis questions that get at the heart of what it means to encourage greater giving engagement and generosity in your church.

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Watch: Giving & Generosity in the Church with Jay Fowler | PastorServe

A 15 minute interview with Jay Fowler, Executive Director of the Midwest Region of PastorServe. He shares his heart for pastors and why he believes it's so important for leadership to model generosity.

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Five Dollars: Stories of Big Impact from a Small Gift

We believe generosity changes the world, even if it’s small. That’s why we give away hundreds of $5 Starbucks® cards, asking those who receive to give to another in return. Check out the stories!

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How does my church's giving page stack up?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit!

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Transitioning from MinistryGive to Smart Giving

Wondering how to transition your giving from MinistryGive to Smart Giving? Here are some FAQs to get you started.

Kindrid Smart Giving now integrates with Bluebridge!

Now you can add the power of Smart Giving to any Bluebridge app!

Inside the Offering: Denny Hodges | Church of the Highlands

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Teaching the tithe

What does it mean to teach the tithe? This church doubled down on their commitment to irrational generosity to find out.

Make summer your 3 most generous months ever

While the summer giving slump is notoriously tough for churches, we want to challenge you to make these next 3 months the most generous you've ever seen.

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Is your church abundance minded or scarcity minded?

The difference in these two mindsets is a good indicator of how your church will respond when it comes time to give.

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Church giving audit: Are We Engaging New Givers?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit!

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Kindrid's teaming up with Subsplash!

Have a Church App? Now you can add Kindrid Smart Giving for no monthly fees!

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What is Smart Giving?

Smart Giving is a text, online, and in-app giving solution designed to engage new givers. Watch how it works in 30 seconds!

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How Highland Park Church switched to Smart Giving

Highland Park Church switched their church from kiosk and online giving to Smart Giving and saw a 10% increase in new givers. See how they did it!

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Church Giving Audit: Do we have these 6 barriers to giving at our church?

Take an honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part Church Giving Audit series.

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Updated dashboard design

We redesigned the Kindrid dashboard to better serve our admins and reflect what we believe about giving: it's a relationship, not a transaction!

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Church canceled this winter? Giving doesn't have to be!

We're in the thick of winter and that means that sometimes, church gets cancelled. When it does, can people still give?

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BEHIND Kindrid: What motivates us

Our cofounder and CEO shared the vision behind Kindrid during a talk to college kids. Learn what makes us tick and why we think it's so important.

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9 lesser known benefits of online giving

Here are 9 benefits of switching to online giving you may not have realized before.

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Church Giving Audit: Do we engage in giving monologues or dialogues?

Take a honest look at the way your church handles giving with this 5 part church giving audit.

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Roll out Smart Giving with a special offering

Vintage City Church rolled out Smart Giving as part of a special offering and saw increases in total giving and new givers!

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How to use MailChimp to foster better relationships with your givers

We're digging deeper in this on­going series of the best tech tools for church admins. Today we’re turning to MailChimp.

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Inside the Offering: Pastor Jeff Manion | Ada Bible Church

Inside the Offering looks at some of the toughest issues facing the church—giving and generosity—with the pastors and leaders working through them.

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Infographic: Has giving increased in the last 40 years?

We offered a snapshot of how the church offering's evolved over the last 200 years. Now we want to look at how much giving's increased in this new infographic!

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Leveraging Instagram for your next church giving campaign

Use these tips and tricks to make the most of Instagram during your church's next giving campaign.

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Infographic: Evolution of the Church Offering

Check out how giving's changed over the last 200+ years in this infographic!

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A New Year's resolution worth keeping

Practical tips to turn what may have started as an ambitious and well-­intentioned New Year's resolution into a sustainable lifestyle choice.

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Book Review: The Giver and the Gift, with actionable takeaways for your church

Leverage key takeaways to flip the way your church talks about giving from a transactional monologue to a collaborative dialogue.

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New guide: Choosing the right digital giving solution for my church

Brimming with advice, practical comparisons, and helpful definitions, discover how to choose the right digital giving solution for your church.

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Generosity & gratitude, 3/3: 5 Ways to model gratitude as a church

Need creative ways to thank your givers? 5 ways to express gratitude and reinforce generosity. The final post in a series of three.

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Generosity & gratitude, 2/3: Why you always need to thank your givers

Why do we need to thank the givers in our church? Second in a series of three.

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Generosity & gratitude, 1/3: You can’t have one without the other

What's the relationship between gratitude and generosity and why is it so important to express one just as frequently as the other? First in a series of three.

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Unleash Joy giveaway: See who won 200 Starbucks gift cards!

Want to find out who won 200 Starbucks gift cards and how you can experience the joy of generosity in your own church? Read on.

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3 Ideas for year end giving that inspires year long giving

If you're overwhelmed with year end giving and need ideas to inspire your congregation, we have three that might help!

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Experiencing the joy of generosity this Christmas is easier than you think

Enter for a chance to win 200 Starbucks gift cards and engage your church in a transformational generosity experience!

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Church responds to refugee crisis with irrational generosity

A California church raised over $50,000 through Smart Giving for persecuted refugees. See how they did it.

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7 Ways to activate your church for #GivingTuesday

Wondering how to get your church involved in #GivingTuesday? Check out some of our ideas!

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Millennial givers: 3 takeaways to keep them engaged

Learn how to leverage millennials' unique tendencies to create a robust culture of generosity at your church.

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New guide: 5 Steps for launching something at your church

With over 1,000 churches served, we know what great rollouts look like. Here are 5 steps you can use to launch new initiatives at your church.

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Church admins, reclaim your time with these 3 daily productivity hacks

Kindrid's compiled some of the best tech tools to help our church admins work to the best of their abilities.

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Unleash generosity across the web with the new Smart Giving Button

Kindrid's unleashing generosity in all new ways with the launch of the Smart Giving Button: now you can give online with the click of the Button.

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7 tech tools that make church admin work less painful

Church admins do an incredible job, but we all feel the weight of busy days. Check out these productivity hacks to help you reclaim more of your time!

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5 TechNology myths churches believe and what you need to debunk them

Technology is an incredible asset to church ministries, but there are common myths that hinder our ability to effectively leverage it.

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Digital giving: Where are we? Where are we going? What should you know?

Kindrid's Co­founder and CEO discusses digital giving with the ECFA. Key takeaways and practical tips are included in this free webinar.

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Walking in generosity: A tour of good music and giving

The Walking Guys, a Nashville based band, tell of the unexpected generosity they've experienced walking the tour down the East Coast.

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Why you can't out give God

What if we gave immediately, even if we felt like we couldn’t afford it? Stories of God's faithfulness amidst the difficulties of life.

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The type of leader it takes to create an empowering culture

The Kindrid team shares takeaways from their time at the LifeChurch.tv Network Summit in September and Craig Groeschel's lessons in leadership.

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What happens when you buy coffee for 25 strangers?

The Kindrid team anonymously purchased 25 cups of coffee so others could experience unexpected generosity ­­and then watched what happened.

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How we challenged people to 'give what you can, take what you need'

A couple weeks ago, we put out a challenge. The generosity that flowed out of it was more than we could've ever imagined.

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Does text and online giving make tithing impersonal?

Swipe, click, scroll: sometimes everything we do feels like it’s mediated by a screen. Paying bills, booking a flight, buying groceries. Giving?

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Theology of Smart Giving: Why don't we use cash registers in church? (Part 1)

Why don't we use cash registers in church? Because giving isn't a transaction.

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How a pastor's midnight decision completely shifted church giving

One pastor set up smart giving in 15 minutes while laying in bed. Now 75% of his church's giving comes through Kindrid Smart Giving.

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5 Questions to ask and answer before choosing a text giving service

Choosing a text giving service is an intimidating process. Conversations with partners revealed five big concerns and what it took to convince them.

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Scheduled Giving Made Simple

Smart Giving just got a whole lot smarter! Scheduled giving means more consistency for your givers...and your church!

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Church Planters: 5 Effective Ways to Help Raise Money

Church planters have a hard task in front of them. We want to make it easier with these tips to increase giving at your church plant!

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5 ‘Outside the Box’ Church Fundraising Ideas

Here are some creatives ideas to help you inspire generosity!

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Church of the Highlands Smart Giving Rollout

Church of the Highlands did an amazing job rolling out Smart Giving with their givers!

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How-to-Give Video

Service will never stop after sign up. We created this new resource to ensure just that.

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Raising $33,000 in One Night with Smart Giving

We're often asked how nonprofits can successfully use Smart Giving at one time fundraising events. CARE for AIDS' annual gala is a perfect example.

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