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Does God care where we give?

Does God Care? By David Wills

Does God care where we give? God cares about each of us. He allows us to steward financial resources for His glory and our good. He knows that as we glorify Him out of gratitude for His gifts to us, we experience true life. And He desires that we reflect His generosity through our giving.…

New Year and a Better You

A New Year is the perfect time to invest in becoming a better you! A New Year represents a new beginning and a renewed commitment to becoming a better you. As a nonprofit leader, this is an excellent time to strengthen your leadership and improve  your overall effectiveness.  It has been seen through time that…

Re-focusing generosity that reflects the heart of the Father.

Re-Focused Generosity By Patrick Johnson

Re-Focused Generosity: Mirroring Our Father’s Heart Do you remember what generosity feels like to give a child an unexpected gift? I love recalling when I’ve been sidelined by my love for my children…a meaningful “way-past-my-bedtime” phone call with one in college or a “dad’s-gone nuts-and-mom-may-kill-him” giant sticky ice cream cone before dinner are gifts that…

God’s Desire? By Mart Green

What does God desire for us to do with what we have? God’s desire? A short answer to this question would be that we should invest our earnings in three ways: giving, saving, and spending. How we allocate to these three buckets will be completely based on our heart — the choice is left to…

Financial Stewardship By Dr. Sid Yeomans

Why should Christ-Centered leaders care about financial stewardship? I’m a stewardship nut. It’s God’s call on my life. 40 years ago as a kid growing up on a farm in Iowa I purchased, raised, and sold cattle, budgeted my earnings, and found joy in the impact of generosity.  Then I went on to serve in…

Development and Finance Teamwork By Winters Richwine

Development and Finance Teams Working Together Planned gifts like charitable trusts, charitable gift annuities, donor advised funds, etc. can be key sources of funding for Christian nonprofit organizations.  Because these types of gifts include ongoing interaction with donors, they can also be relationship builders for future gifts.  However, planned gifts are often complex and involve…

Next Generation Impact by Peter Low

To the Next Generation of Kingdom Builders Next generation, when you were young, you dreamed of the impact that you would have. The battles you would overcome, the triumphs to be celebrated, the inspiration you would provide. The legacy you would leave. You were fueled with the deep-down knowledge, that you (specifically you), had a…

Why is budgeting important? By Greg Henson

Why is budgeting important for Christians?   If you want a snapshot of where you are in your walk with Christ, pull out your budget and walk through it with a spiritual director, your pastor, and a fellow Christian who is not part of your family together, at the same time, in the same room.…

Work and Earning By Wes Willmer

How do we see work and earning in the bigger picture of our Christian faith? The world’s advice on earning leads you to disaster. It erodes your character and pillages your relationships. You fall into the trap of loving money and using people to accomplish your purposes. There’s a higher road you can take. I…

Analytics Rule By Emily Cox

Analytics rule when measuring ministry outcomes. Measuring ministry outcomes helps organizations answer the question, “How are we doing?” This question is critical. But an even more important question is, “How do I make the best thing happen?” While measurement helps you understand how you are doing, it is analytics that guides you along the path…

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