Episode 402: Small Donor Fundraising

In Episode 402 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd talk to Chris Ridgeway about small donor fundraising as compared to traditional fundraising.

“How does small donor fundraising work in conjunction with traditional fundraising when it comes to church planting?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How small donor fundraising relieves the pressure of traditional fundraising
  • The mission basis of small donor fundraising

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “The ongoing versus one time-gift isn’t just a money question, it’s a mission question.” – @ridgewaychris
  • “There are a bunch of situations where this kind of fundraising might be superior to the three-year kind of thinking.” – @ridgewaychris
  • “Church plants best reach people who are far from God.” – @ridgewaychris
  • “You can still be fill time without having the extra stress of another job.” – @danielsangi
  • “Small donor fundraising survives economic downturn well.” – @ridgewaychris
  • “Large donors tend to give out of wealth and small donors tend to give out of budget.” – @ridgewaychris
  • “There were a lot of us in 2008 in churches that had to make difficult decisions in staffing.” – @toddadkins

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This Episode’s Sponsor: The Overcomer movie has inspired the creation of several resources. For small groups, there is the Overcomer Bible study. For individuals, there is a book called Defined. Both are based upon powerful insights from the Book of Ephesians. Learn more about all the resources at Lifeway.com/Overcomer.

Published July 8, 2019

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