Posts Tagged ‘Wesley K. Willmer’

Opportunities within Crisis By Wesley K. Willmer and Micah Hogan

Never Waste the Opportunities of a Crisis Most likely you have heard the saying, “never waste a crisis” or “with any crisis also comes an opportunity.” The reason is that the chaos of a crisis provides a ripe environment for God to work as change more readily takes place. Particularly during this COVID-19 crisis, the…

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A Ministry-focused Model By Wesley K. Willmer

What is a Ministry-focused Model for Raising Resources? In Growing Givers’ Hearts: Treating Fundraising as Ministry  (Jossey-Bass), authors Tom Jeavons and Rebekah Basinger compare and contrast how a faith-based, ministry-focused model of raising resources is very different from a secular approach focused strictly on the bottom line. They concluded that it all boils down to…

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How Does God See Our Giving?

By Wesley K. Willmer Many are talking about the Giving USA report that was recently released. Most people who read these figures see charitable giving in current dollars climb slightly higher year over year and conclude that we should celebrate the growing generosity of Americans. A closer look, however, reveals that our efforts to encourage greater…

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Does Your Faith Permeate Your Fundraising?

 By Wesley K. Willmer In Growing Givers’ Hearts: Treating Fundraising as Ministry  (Jossey-Bass), authors Tom Jeavons and Rebekah Basinger compare and contrast how a faith-based, ministry-focused model of raising resources is very different from a secular approach focused strictly on the bottom line. They concluded that it all boils down to values, because our values determine…

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