David Mathis (@davidcmathis) is executive editor at desiringGod.org and an elder at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis. He has edited several books, including Thinking. Loving. Doing., Finish the Mission, and Acting the Miracle, and is co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary.
Christmastime turns into a whirlwind of parties, activities, last minute purchases for school, concerts, performances, buying the other last minute things you forgot, travel…and the list goes on. All of the families in our church are facing a similar whirlwind.
Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry with Tithe.ly discuss what pastors and ministry leaders need to know about year-end giving. The reality is that December is an excellent time to talk about giving, even more so than you may realize.