What needs to be said before church pledge cards are mailed

Many mainline churches still run annual stewardship campaigns to inspire pledging.  I believe, if run well, these campaigns have the potential to raise commitments, but most importantly to make disciples.  Yes, it is 2016, and I consider these campaigns as still relevant. There are several initiatives that can assist leaders in their efforts to run successful pledge campaigns.  One initiative I hold as particularly important that often gets overlooked by stewardship leaders is remembrance.  The spiritual act of remembering is encouraged in the Scriptures, both in the Old and New Testaments. ...

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