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Godly Board Governance

Godly Governance By Dr. Zenet Maramara

What does godly governance look like? The concept of governance is not new. It is found in the Bible as early as creation. When God created the world and all that is in it, he entrusted its care and governance to Adam and his posterity. Humankind, as God’s representative, is mandated to exert dominion and…

Measuring COVID-19 Impact

Measuring COVID-19 Impact By Mark Mangin

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Fundraising Programs COVID-19 has affected all of us profoundly. It changed the way we serve the public, interact with coworkers, and even the way we fundraise. So, as we seek to learn from the data, how do we measure the impact of COVID-19 on our fundraising programs? Here is…

Luke and Theophilus

Luke and Theophilus By Paul Swamidass

 A Tale of Two Leaders: Luke and Theophilus The gospel of Luke starts with the following words of dedication explaining that it is a carefully prepared account for Theophilus: “…it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that…

Lent Companion

Experience the Lent Companion By Gary G. Hoag

An Invitation to Experience the Lent Companion  I want to invite you to journey with me from Ash Wednesday to Easter with Lent Companion. Whether you are familiar with Lent or not, let me offer a backstory to the tradition to encourage you to make Lent part of your walk with Jesus. Focus of Lent…

Successful Campaigns

Capital Campaign Success By Randy Bronkema

Five Ways to Prepare for Capital Campaign Success I think we can agree, people are the keystone to successful fundraising. Our firm is currently conducting a research study to explore the challenges surrounding fundraising roles, why the notoriously short tenure, and what’s needed to reverse the trend. I encourage you to share your own insight…

All the ways you can follow Jesus!

105 Ways to Follow Jesus By David Sanford

Are We Mindful of the 105 Ways to Follow Jesus? If you pay close attention while reading the Gospels, you discover that nearly every time Jesus talks with someone, He uses a new approach. He does so for good reason. After all, each individual starts at a different place, with different beliefs and misconceptions, with…

COVID, Stress, Trauma and YOU

COVID, Stress, Trauma, and You By Ron Frey

Are you experiencing COVID trauma or something else? Evelyn* was reaching her limits and it was not just the effect of COVID on ministry operations, or a family member contracting the disease. Nor was it the existential threat it posed to the organization’s financial viability, the disruption caused by a board member or a series…

GameStop meets the social game changer.

Is GameStop a Game Changer? By Bryan C. Taylor

Social Media becomes the game changer for GameStop. The recent move in GameStop has raised eyebrows and set the social media world on fire.  Many wonder what is actually happening behind the scenes. Given the questions we are fielding, many are also concerned about ramifications for the broader markets.  While it is certainly possible that…

Hit by a bus!

What Happens When the Senior Leader is Hit by A Bus? By Alec Hill

Your Senior Leader is Hit by a Bus: How Ministries Can Survive Unexpected Leadership Transitions “What will we do if our senior leader gets hit by a bus?” is a question often asked by boards. In 2015, I had served as InterVarsity’s president for 14 years. Despite assorted bumps, the ministry was experiencing a fruitful…

Journey that is center to the path.

The Journey Center of the Path By Scott Rodin

A Steward’s Journey: Leading from the Center of the Path In my work through The Steward’s Journey, we equip leaders for the journey of becoming steward leaders through a process of understanding and embracing seven keys. The third of those keys reads as follows: Steward leaders are secure in their identities in Jesus Christ. They…

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