As the amount goes up, donors feel more comfortable writing a check.
Child sexual abuse is again the most common reason.
About a third of churchgoers actually give a 10-percent "tithe."
Pastors weigh in on the state of their budgets since the beginning of 2017.
People with religious beliefs are more likely to give than their nonbelieving counterparts.
Infographic: The eight states with these laws.
Infographic: Salary plus benefits broken down by church income.
Infographic: Many evangelical leaders give a thumbs up to tithes that include nonchurch ministries.
Infographic: Clergy spouses express concerns about their finances.
Infographic: How does tax deferral affect your retirement?
Infographic: Pastors and congregants don't see eye to eye.
Infographic: Four generations of believers reveal how important it is to practice some form of generosity.
Infographic: Not all e-giving is equally appealing.
Infographic: Why many churches go to court each year.
Infographic: How much does a new church rely on their network or sending church?
Infographic: Comparing church planting beginners with planting strategists.
Infographic: Management review, account reconciliation, and the other ways in which fraud is found out.
Do Americans still give significantly to churches?
How attendees view the transgender bathroom access issue by denomination.
Organizations victimized by fraud cite these reasons.
Many churches receive most of their donations from a small number of givers.
"How much stress, worry, or concern, does your household's financial situation cause you?"
Given the choice, what electronic giving sources do churchgoers prefer?
How well did churches meet their offering budgets in 2015?
Infographic: Percentage of worshipers who give 10 percent of their income to the church.
How 85 surveyed churches classified and financed their construction projects.
How some believers regard the purpose of acquiring money and achieving financial security.
Religious freedom questions show the views of Americans and evangelicals.
Volunteering is only becoming more valuable—literally.
Buying on credit easily tops the list.
A look at some of the statistics surrounding multisite churches.
A survey of churches asking if churches saw giving increase, decrease, or remain constant.
Filing tax returns electronically sees steady gains over time.
A breakdown of the percentage of churches with income exceeding expenses by region.
What do you know about your church's operating reserve (cash on hand in bank accounts, investments, and/or a line of credit)?
A breakdown of how churches segment their funds for various ministries.
Giving increases at large churches who offer multiple giving options.
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A breakdown of where employee compensation goes.
A breakdown of percentages of where church funds actually go.
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Infographic: A snapshot of the senior pastor position in 2013.
Infographic: How ministers and staff communicate with youth in their programs.
Polled: 624 full-time pastors
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Infographic: What happened to your church's general fund in 2012 (or your last fiscal year) compared to 2011?
Infographic: Who has influenced your biblical understanding of how to manage your finances and giving?
Infographic: How do people who give 10% or more give inside their local church?
Infographic: What do you know about your church's operating reserve?
Infographic: How 700 church leaders responded.
Infographic: How churches prepare before sending teams abroad to serve.
Infographic: What church leaders receive—and hope to receive—to fund outreach.
Infographic: The benefits of calling churchgoers to serve.
Infographic: Steps churches take to select those who will lead outreach efforts.
Infographic: Giving ups and downs from 2009 to 2011.
Infographic: How churches minister to those who struggle with sex-related sins.
Infographic: How church leaders view the integration of a controversial group of people.
Infographic: Opinions and realities about responses to an offender.