Vital Congregations Goals

Last year, the Lewis Center for Church Leadership prepared a short video for on one of the Vital Congregations goals. Because of its wide use (almost 7,000 views), another video is being offering for this year. This year’s theme is “Why Giving Matters and Clues for Improving It” and is eight minutes long. The video has been made available for congregations wishing to use it. Feel free to use and share its availability with those who may find it useful in their efforts to encourage the spiritual gift of giving. It can be viewed and downloaded from Many already receive the Lewis Center’s free, biweekly online newsletter Leading Ideas. If not and you would like to subscribe now, go to Last fall’s video on “Why Worship Attendance Matters and Clues for Improving It” is still available at