Posts Tagged ‘Dickerson Bakker & Associates’

Christian Generosity and God’s Money By Clark Dickerson

Why Christians Are Not More Generous with God’s Money I met a couple whose children attended a Christian school that was in the middle of a multi-million dollar capital campaign to raise funds for a new campus.  The purpose of our meeting was to discuss their financial involvement in the campaign. Upon entering their 20,000…

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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…

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Peace and Assurance By Linda Cunning

How to Have Peace & Assurance in Your Capital Campaign Work “And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.” Isaiah 32:17 Recently, I was feeling unsettled with all that has been on my plate. Looking to the scripture for direction, Isaiah 32:17 stirred my heart. I…

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How to Build Board Unity By Randy Bronkema

How to Build Board Unity at Your Ministry As an executive director of a Christian ministry, you have the opportunity to work with a board of directors. In my experience, board members come from all sorts of different backgrounds: business owners, business executives, stay-at-home-moms, teachers, lawyers and the list goes on. Engaging with such diversity…

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Tectonic Shifts By Cole Costanzo

Understand the Shifts and Landscape for Giving I realize it is not particularly novel to posit that we are living in an era of tectonic shifts in the world of global ministry and Christian giving. Nonetheless, it is vital we park on that fact. The giving and generosity landscapes have been changing, and continue to…

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Three Rules for Abundant Major Giving By Derric Bakker

THREE RULES TO GROW MORE ABUNDANT MAJOR GIVING If you are seeking to grow more abundant major giving at your nonprofit, you would be wise to consider these three irrefutable rules. I had to have a tough conversation with a client recently. A former sales guy turned nonprofit CEO, his perspective on fundraising is heavily influenced by his training…

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Momentum: Fueled by Sponsors

Momentum: Fueled by Sponsors Sharing a Common Mission There is no questions that the Outcomes Conference is fueled by the commitment of its sponsors. CLA is grateful for all those who work diligently to make this annual leadership training event happen. The team at CLA is blessed by those who come along side with the…

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Equipped and United

The Outcomes Conference 2016 has come to an end and leaders have been equipped and united as one alliance with one shared outcome – to transform the world for Christ. Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) is grateful for the amazing faculty (Alliance members), exhibitors, and volunteers that make this event happen every year. Their passion and commitment…

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Meet These Servant Leaders

We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.  We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. ~  1 Thessalonians 1:2,3 Every day Christian Leadership Alliance gives thanks for…

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