Tag Archives: Transformational Giving

Imitation is How Humans Learn to Give. So Why are Churches and Nonprofits Doing Away With It?

Tip of the cap to Peter Leithart for his post on mimetic humanity, or how humans are wired to learn just about everything through imitation far more than through explanation or training or emotional stimulation. The issue is absolutely crucial … Continue reading

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The Biblical Way to Get Church Freeloaders to Give

A blog site for ARDA–the Association of Religion Data Archives–sounds about as exciting as a visit to http://www.watchingpaintpeel.com. (Oddly, by the way, that URL is still available.) But trust me: RSS the feed. ARDA’s David Briggs posts every two weeks, … Continue reading

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What Does New Donor Acquisition Look Like in Transformational Giving? A Case Study from Buzzard’s Bay

Jon Howard from the Butterfly Effect reported recently on a new donor acquisition campaign from New Bedford, Mass that I think nicely presents some of the elements of what such should look like in a Transformational Giving framework. Captain Ahab … Continue reading

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