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Want to know where your major donors may be hiding?

Want to know where your major donors may be hiding?

Some of your donors who could give more to help you grow your ministry’s impact may be pulling a “King Saul”. Remember the story? After Samuel had anointed Saul King of Israel, he couldn’t be found when it came time for his public coronation (1 Samuel 9:9-10:22). The Lord revealed his whereabouts saying, “He has hidden himself among the baggage!” Pretty funny, especially when you consider the writer’s later comment, “As he [Saul] stood among th ...Read more »
How to Prepare for Possible Cuts in Your School's Government Funding

How to Prepare for Possible Cuts in Your School's Government Funding

During Summer 2016 a California legislator dropped a bomb on the Christian college community across the country. In the bill, the legislator proposed several measures that would cut state education grant money to students who attend colleges with discriminatory practices or beliefs. The measure was directly aimed at those colleges whose views on human sexuality are contrary to those of state leaders. After a public outcry, the bill was withdrawn, but the legislator warned that further legislat ...Read more »
4 Steps to Team Accountability that Will Impact Your Bottom Line

4 Steps to Team Accountability that Will Impact Your Bottom Line

In recent interviews about donor development, presidents of leading Christian ministries either used or alluded to one key concept: Accountability. They specifically felt concern with the perceived lack of accountability in many organizations’ major donor development programs. If we find factual truth to the presidents’ perceptions, it points to the lack of understanding that accountability is a fundamental concept through the Scriptures. We see examples in Scripture—from God ...Read more »
Dr. Paul Virts
Dr. Paul Virts
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