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Awaken Personal Generosity By Patrick Johnson

More than Ministry: Defining Your Personal Generosity Path At GenerousChurch, I’ve observed that people who practice whole-life generosity listen to Jesus. As a nonprofit leader, you have the privilege of shepherding others. You are obedient, faithful, compassionate, and tireless. You bear burdens each day. But are you a listener? Are you letting Jesus carry your…

Trust and Funding By Randy Brewer

Securing Trust and Funding in a Secular World As a fellow leader of a faith-first organization, I understand and feel the challenges that you are facing every day. The secular world is becoming more antagonistic to your mission. And even the faith-based communities can be somewhat fractured in their values and response to Christian outreach.…

Register for the Spring Term: Outcomes Academy Online

Spring Term: Outcomes Academy Online Registration is OPEN! Outcomes Academy Online Spring Term registration is open now through April 1, 2019 Modules start April 8, 2019 The Outcomes Academy Spring Term offers in-depth leadership training for those who want to go deeper in their operational knowledge. These interactive and innovative 10-hour modules are developed by…

How to Beat Pride in Giving By John Rinehart

5 Ways to Beat Pride in Giving In scripture we often see the contract between pride and humility. Someday in the hallways of heaven, I believe Nebuchadnezzar and Mary will meet. The man who built Babylon and its famous hanging gardens will run into the woman spoken of across millennia as “a virgin pledged to…

Fundraising as Your Life’s Work By Ron Haas

  The Gift of Your Life’s Work   When employees arrive for their first day of work at Apple they are greeted with this inspirational note: “There’s work and there’s your life’s work. The kind of work that has your fingerprints all over it. The kind that you’d never compromise on. That you’d sacrifice a…

Communicating Your Why By Rob Flint Jr.

Move from knowing your why to communicating it! I am still blown away by the story of the MP3 player and I’m not talking about the iPod. You have probably heard the story by now – a company out of Singapore called Custom Technologies created the technology for the MP3 and eventually released the device…

Facebook and Fundraising By Amy Sewell

The value of Facebook for Fundraising Recently, I was talking with the director of development for one of the organizations we serve, and he expressed that he was feeling fed up with social networks making changes that hamper organizations. Why should an organization continue to put resources into tools that could easily change the rules…

Transactional versus Transformational Giving by Robert Yi

Do you encourage transactional  or transformation giving? Non-profit organizations and their donors have unwittingly created a culture of “transactional giving.” Today’s approach to fundraising is formulaic: offer a simple proposition describing what a specific donation will achieve. $30 provides three laying hens for a family. $38 per month sponsors a child living in poverty. $100…

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…

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