The future of fundraising: a lesson from Kickstarter

A co-worker asked me to explain the secret behind the success of Kickstarter using only two words. I came up with“ideational giving,” which I immediately began processing through the lens of missions and the global Church giving patterns. The missionary with a vision I recently read about the Yoars family that felt called to leave at the […]

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Optimism: bringing HOPE for the future

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If you’ve listened to pop radio recently, I hope you’ve heard the hit song “Pompeii” by Bastille. The band, never suspecting the song would become such a hit, revealed that the song is a quiet, conversational reflection on the destructive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which wreaked on an unsuspecting society as they went about their daily lives. Probably […]

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Warning! You are losing a generation

Teen girl excessively sitting at the phone at home. she is a victim of online social networks. Sad teen checking phone sitting on the floor in the living room at home with a dark background. Victim of online bullying Stalker social networks

I’m not Paul, but if he were around today writing letters to churches, I imagine that he might pen something like this: To all of God’s churches both at home and abroad, I pray for you diligently. I wish you peace and God’s presence and blessing always. As a co-laborer with you in Him, it […]

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