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Brad Leeper

Brad is President and Principal at Generis. Generis exists to accelerate giving toward God-inspired vision. For 20+ years, Brad and Generis have been on the leading edge of helping churches and organizations develop financial strength through giving. Brad is married to Lisa and lives in the Atlanta area. you can reach Brad at brad@generis.com.

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Leadership | church finances

6 Tips to Thank Your Congregation for Their Annual Giving

By: Brad Leeper
January 21, 2021

January is the time when churches send out annual giving statements to their congregation. The government requires churches to confirm all gifts of $250 or more annually with a statement to givers. However, sending out a giving statement shouldn’t be seen as simply an administrative task, something you have to do. To the contrary, this is a great opportunity to reach out to your givers and let them know how profoundly grateful you are for their part in providing the financial resources to make ministry happen.

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Leadership | Relaunch Church | Rapid Relaunch | church finances

How to Boost Your Church’s Year-End Giving with the 100% AGI Incentive

By: Brad Leeper
November 21, 2020

Guest Post by Brad Leeper, Generis What would your church or organization do with an extra 25% of your budget by December 31, 2020? What advantage would you have with special funds for the much-needed project to energize your mission impact in 2021? You have a rare, unusual window to engage a small group of givers that might give you these added financial resources to solve your biggest mission hurdle.

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Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.

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Culture | Events | Leadership | Millennials | Church Construction | Managing Facilities

7 Patterns Churches Need to Change to Increase Millennial Generosity

By: Brad Leeper
October 14, 2014

Millennials approach church and giving differently from other generations. Yet with all of the signals of the giving pattern shifts, church leaders find it difficult to implement the changes needed to elevate their generosity culture. Why is it difficult to implement change to make giving easier for Millennials?

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