is a fair question, but really there is no catch.
We are here to help you and your church, and
churches across the nation. We gets lots of
feedback and it is a blessing for
us to be able to help. If you want us to
help you, we are glad to.
to continue to exist we have to pay our bills, so
we ask for your help with a donation.
a ministry service, we do not
"charge" you anything. We do not
have any "selling fees" like the auction
sites. But, just like your ministry,
if we did not have financial help we would have to
shut down. So we now ask for a donation
(whatever God lays on your heart). In the past, we just suggested
that churches mail us a donation after the pews
sold. Well, about 45% failed to send in
anything, and it almost put us under. So now we
have to ask for the donation at the time of
is no big payroll here, only part-time and
volunteer help. Our main expense is the
advertising (each time you find us on the search
engines they send us a bill), magazine ads and
Advisory Board suggests
3-5% of the listing price, but it is up to you.
Some give more, some less. But if you are looking
for something for nothing, you will get nothing in
return. We believe this is scriptural.
"The laborer is worthy of his hire".
"Give, and it shall be given unto you".
you are without resources, we will still be glad
to help you anyway.
let us know.
a note here, since we are providing you with a
service, this donation is not tax advantaged.
However, since churches do not pay income tax
anyway, this will have no effect on your church,
synagogue or ministry.