As a rookie support raiser, I was somehow able to get appointments before I had received much training. I’m not sure if that was a blessing or not.
- Webinar: Networking Practitioners Ministering Among The Muslim Diaspora in North America - An Initiative of The Vision 5:9 NetworkThu Mar 5 2020, 02:00pm EST - 03:15pm EST
- On Mission 2020Wed Mar 11 2020, 12:00pm EDT
- Webinar: Challenges in the N. American Church / Defining MissionThu Mar 19 2020, 02:00pm EDT - 03:15pm EDT
- CEO Peer 2 Peer RetreatTue Mar 31 2020, 5:30pm PDT - Thu Apr 2 2020, 03:00pm PDT
- Men and Women Leading Together: Pursuing Godly PartnershipsWed Apr 8 2020, 12:00pm MDT - Thu Apr 9 2020, 12:00pm MDT
Green Leaf in Drought-Time (1957), by Isobel Kuhn tells the true story of Arthur and Wilda Matthews, and their daughter Lilah, missionaries to China held under house arrest for two years from 1951 to 1953.
Funding coaches and leaders need to be alert for three subtle fundraising “sayings.” These half-truths seem logical, but following them leads into a cul-de-sac.
My biggest struggle when I first sensed God calling me into ministry was fundraising. I just could not see myself with a degree in mining engineering passing on a job in order to ask people for handouts. I equated fundraising to begging.
If you are doing God’s work, the devil will try to get you to not do it, using whatever tactics he can. And one of his favorite tactics is lies.
The perception exists in some Non-Westerners that the West are “rich,” and so it is easy for them to support Non-Western missionaries. This perception is fed in part by a misconception of financial realities in both cultures and currency values relative to local economies.
52% of the S&P 500 have become insolvent in the past 15 years. That’s over half of the most powerful and innovative companies that helped shape our economy.
Has your church’s unique, God-given potential to reach the nations been UNLOCKED?
In Galatians 6:2 Paul says, “Carry each other’s burdens and in this way, you will fulfill the law of Christ.”
There are some unique barriers many African-Americans face as it relates to fundraising.