Monthly Archives: August 2012

Grab Reader Attention

From “Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog.” Mark Rovner points out in a recent blog post, “Our brains evolved long ago to strain through the billions of sensory inputs for a few morsels of relevant info. If we can’t eat it, mate … Continue reading

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Always Working to Gain NEW Friends

The importance of “New Name Acquisition” Many ministry leaders want to believe that their work is so exciting that people automatically want to get involved with it. Some feel constrained just to let God bring across their path whatever new … Continue reading

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Supervision / Managment Tips

From the NPT… Many supervisors view their jobs as making sure they oversee as many cringing peons, grateful to hang on to their jobs no matter how wretched, as possible. It’s the American way in 2012, isn’t it? Carlye Christianson, … Continue reading

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A Prayer about Jesus’ Desire for Us and Delight in Us

A Prayer about Jesus’ Desire for Us and Delight in Us.  Wonderful devotional prayer…

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Thank Donors

Katya’s top 10: 1. KNOW YOUR DONOR: Capture information on how your donors gave and what appeal they are supporting.  Did they give in response to a special appeal or at an event?  Were they asked to donate by one … Continue reading

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Affirm Donors

Acknowledgement “How exactly should you or your ministry representative actually go about presenting the organization’s case to a donor and asking for the donation? After years of working with major donors, we have come to believe strongly in a four-phase … Continue reading

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Uncover Your Boss

This week, I will consciously give my work to God. Excellence is a godly virtue, not just an old saying. If you try to do ministry “on the cheap,” you’ll forfeit ministry opportunities. How fancy? How plain? Should my ministry … Continue reading

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