This campaign is designed to empower Christians and churches to show and share God’s love for their pastors and church staff. After your church leaders have chosen a 50 Ways list, make sure they complete the additional steps on our Easy as 1-2-3 document so the pastor can receive the free $250 gift card.

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Pastors and Church Staff Toolkit

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Bless Your Pastor Toolkit for Pastors and Church Staff

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50 Creative Ways to Show and Share God’s Love for Pastors and Staff

Prayerfully and carefully read through this list to discover creative ways you can be a blessing to your pastor and church staff with the time, talent, treasure and things God has given you. Feel free to share this list with others.

Bless Your Pastor Materials for Church Boards and Leaders

Training video for your church leadership team (7 minutes)

This short training video shares key Scriptures and how church board and lay leaders can organize the Bless Your Pastor effort so families in the congregation will show and share God’s love for their pastor and staff.

Bless Your Pastor Church Toolkit

This kit is designed to make it easy for your church leaders to launch and spark excitement for the Bless Your Pastor effort at your church and includes 5 Simple Steps, a timeline, free downloadable materials, information for leaders to collect an Appreciation Offering, and Best Practices to properly care for pastors and staff.

$150 Amazon Gift Card

For churches that participate in the Bless Your Pastor movement and report taking up an Appreciation Offering, we will send the senior pastor a $150 Amazon gift card to be an additional blessing.

God Is Your Provider Personal Finances Online Training

This six-session at-home interactive training will give you access to teaching and resources by some of America’s leading Christian financial speakers, authors and experts. This course will help you discover the Best Practices and valuable money saving resources to improve your financial health regardless of your age or income.

40-day Generous Life Devotional

The Generous Life devotional is designed to help you experience God’s generosity and discover true contentment and joy. It offers 40 days of biblical insights on generosity and giving, as well as weekly inspirational articles, practical worksheets and discussion questions. The devotional is ideal for personal, small group and churchwide use.

LifeWay Research Compensation Study

The 2018 Compensation Study  was a joint project of state Baptist conventions, GuideStone Financial Resources, and LifeWay Christian Resources. Compensation and congregational data was collected anonymously from ministers and office/custodial personnel of Southern Baptist churches and church-type missions. Reports are based on compensation for over 11,000 respondents from 40 state conventions.

NAE Financial Health

The NAE Financial Health website ( provides solutions for pastors and church through assessment surveys, resources and online training on personal finances, pastor compensation, and church generosity.