For several years my focus on “support-raising” (as we called it) continued to be about the money. I would worry that people would stop giving or that I would not have enough. Fortunately, MPD training began to sink in about building relationships. My perspective changed. Today, our ministry partners are valuable friends. Continue reading Your Ministry Partners, Your Friends
I know the precious people who trust God and join in your ministry are a blessing to you. Will you ask your partners to give? Do you trust God to meet your needs (and theirs) during a time of inflation? Will you pick up the phone as soon as possible after learning of their need? Continue reading Asking for an Increased Pledge During Inflation
We’re continuing the great events sponsored by Judy Douglass for the past several U.S. Staff Conferences. This year, we’re offering Tell a Better Story 22 at Cru 22. Continue reading Tell a Better Story 22 at Cru22
Should I Buy Extra Stamps before the Rates Go Up? Yes, and they will go up again on July 10, 2022. Apparently, first-class postage will increase by two cents every January and July for the foreseeable future. Continue reading Should I Buy Extra Stamps before the Rates Go Up?
I have some thoughts about fund appeals through email campaigns. I’ll also share links to my previous posts on this topic. Continue reading Thoughts on Fund Appeal Email Campaigns
If you rely on the United States Postal Service (or other shipping services), you’ll want to know about some changes coming in 2021. Continue reading Planning Ahead to Save Postage Costs