Have you ever trained for a race? Those who have know in the months and weeks leading up to the big day, whether by a step or by a mile, forward movement is progress. However, come race day there is a visible, marked difference between those who merely finish the race and those who run […]
I will say, for most leaders, asking for money is one of the most challenging things that they do. I will not say that, for most leaders, this becomes easier over time because I don’t think it ever does. If you are focused on asking well… If you are focused on honoring God with […]
Some things matter. Some things don’t. Ultimately, what you pay attention to – what you focus on – will direct your steps. Where are you headed? I think now is the perfect time, if you don’t already have a good idea, to find out. Don’t you? Think about giving up to this point this year. […]
The Data You Really Need to Raise More Money There is power in what happens when you look at the right numbers. I have never seen an out-of-the-box database able to give you the exact numbers you need to make decisions as a ministry. I have seen ministries transform their perspective and in turn […]
Zach Clark talks about the challenge of keeping focus at the end of the giving year and the 4 essential things we encourage leaders to do to have a record giving year.