Photo: GivingKiosk via YouTube
Devout computer programmers have figured out a way to make tithing less obtrusive — while almost certainly securing greater yields for churches. Based in North Carolina, Giving Kiosk produces touch-screen software that lets parishioners use credit and debit cards to chip into the figurative collection plate.
From their website:
“Too many Church organisations do not have the convenience of paying by credit card or debit and losing the ability to capture Tithes and Offerings that the church may not have otherwise received. Checks are on the decline and the Church community needs a way to keep up with the changing landscape of the younger generation. GivingKIOSK was developed and designed to meet this need.”
Here’s a demonstration from a church that’s successfully deployed the system: