Monthly Archives: February 2013

Avoid Communicating Expectations

Are you in, and if not, when? Those of us working in ministry tend to think of a donor as anyone who has given to our work. There are only non-donors who have never given, donors, and lapsed donors — … Continue reading

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Be Organized in Major Donor Relationships

Allocate your time “When involved in major donor ministry, you should learn to …allocate your time. First, you should organize all of your contact information regarding the donors you are working with. Put all of your information in a single … Continue reading

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Different Roles, Same Mission [1 Cor 12: 12-27]

Leveraging Ministry It’s important for the spiritual leader of the ministry to take time to motivate and support the development team, to encourage them in their ministry of development, to share how crucial their efforts are in fulfilling the mission. … Continue reading

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Know Thy Self

Questions for Self Discovery: based on reflections of A. W. Tozer 1. What do you want most? 2. What do you think about most? 3. How do you use your money? 4. What do you do with your leisure time? … Continue reading

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Planned Giving for Long Range Sustainability

Don’t forsake the “slow money”  It is not terribly unusual for ministry leaders and marketers to want success fast, as opposed to slowly. Who could blame them? But many good things in life are like Heinz, “the slooooow ketchup.” You … Continue reading

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