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Small Behaviors or Sensational Outcomes By Ginger Hill

Will you embrace small behaviors or orchestrate sensational outcomes?  When it comes to our health improvement efforts, we often put our focus on outcomes instead of behaviors. Fall is approaching and it is a time when many of us make new health improvement commitments.  What will be your focus? What is the number on my…

Your Fundraising Future by Amy Sewell

It’s time to prepare for your fundraising future! Have you heard the rumor that digital is an ineffective fundraising channel for the future? I have—several times. The reality that I see every day in this channel tells a very different story. Your website, email, and social networks are essential tools to building donor relationships. Additionally,…

Excellence in Governance Opportunities for You

Inspire Excellence in the Governance of Your Ministry The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has declared 2019 the year of excellence in Board Governance. To support this proclamation, they are offering one-day training intensives for CEOs and Board Chairs in eight different cities this fall. These events are designed to help boards become more…

The Time That Dominates By Scott Rodin

Which Kind of Time Dominates Your Life and Leadership? One of the most challenging topics to study in science, philosophy, and theology is the idea of time. One helpful teaching for me has been the distinction between chronos and kairos time. TWO TYPES Chronos refers to the twenty-four hours in a day that is given…

Tips for Good Storytelling By Jane Jeffries

5 Tips for Good Storytelling in Fundraising Good storytelling is what engages, invites, and compels a response from others. Remember when you were young, and everyone eagerly gathered around the campfire to listen to statistics?  Yeah, I don’t either. Because statistics don’t get our attention like a good story, especially in fundraising. Stories are how…

Christian Principles in Business By Matt Fore

How Secular Business Earns Massive Profits Using Christian Principles For many years, secular business has adopted principles laid out in the word of God. Treating others as instructed by the scriptures, as it turns out, is not only the right thing to do, it’s also profitable. “Can I get a refund,” she sweetly asked the…

Stewards Reject Pride By Howard Rich

The Danger of Pride in Leadership is Real Pride and a need to control presents itself at an early age in our lives. As children, we likely played a game called follow-the-leader, where the leader does things that the rest of the group must mimic.  The main objective is to trip up those following the…

Confessions: An Interview with Brent C. Hofer By David Sanford

Confessions of an Angry Christian Leader Augustine’s Confessions was the very first Western autobiography. Countless others have followed. The newest is by Brent C. Hofer. Brent, what’s it about?  As Christian leaders, it’s not enough for us to manage anger. Recovery is possible. I’m living proof. Confessions of an Angry Man is my redemptive story.…

Fundraising Pressure By Randy Bronkema

Don’t Let the Pressure of Fundraising Cripple You! So, you are relatively new to fundraising and now you’re a new Development Director. The Executive Director of the Board says you must raise $150,000 in your first year! That amount will cover the cost of bringing you on and will give the ministry a good return…

The Truth About Control By Wayne Hastings

What’s got control of you? We, especially those of us who live in the Western world, love to think we are in control. We think—in fact, we’re told from a young age—that we can do it all. We work so hard to control our money, our time, our talents, and yet—no matter how hard we…

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