There is no question that the work of a development officer is hard. Each year we receive a new revenue goal and every day we see that goal staring us in the face. On top of that, we recognize that we do not control the ultimate outcome for which we are measured: hitting that goal. … Continue reading Will God Give Us What We Need?
We live in a society full of rushed, impersonal transactions. It is not hard to see how diametrically opposed this is to building authentic relationships with our donors. I want to share six principles that empower ministries to connect with donors on a soulful level. These principles are rooted in biblically-based values. Gratitude is the … Continue reading Gratitude for Givers
Serving in any organization requires that one understand the vision and mission of the entity and communicate these ideas clearly. Such mission focus is critically important for Christ-centered organizations. “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” The dramatic times we have seen in the past two years have been problematic for individuals and organizations … Continue reading Mission Focus
Christian Leadership Alliance President and CEO Tami Heim recently interviewed Ryan Tucker, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Christian Ministries at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). In this role, Ryan Tucker oversees all litigation efforts to maintain and defend the constitutionally protected freedom of churches, Christian ministries and religious schools to exercise their rights … Continue reading Advancing Freedom
In late 2020, the Washington Supreme Court greenlighted a lawsuit filed against Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission by a job applicant who was turned away after revealing plans to enter a same-sex marriage. More recently, a federal court in North Carolina decided an employment discrimination case in favor of a substitute teacher at a religious school, … Continue reading Freedom for Religious Hiring