Missionary Minded

Clean Water Is Only the Beginning

Until the water crisis in Flint, Michigan hit the news, many of us thought of dirty water as a third-world problem. Not anymore. But the plight of Flint’s residents underscores a fact about clean water that many missions organizations working in the third world know all too well. Providing clean water is just the first step toward improving people’s health, and ultimately answering God’s calling. [read more]

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Nurture Relationships with Your Donors and See what Can Happen

I read a blog recently that reminded me of two things. One, blogs are a great way to nurture relationships with your donors because they make it easy to keep telling your story. And two, God’s plans are way bigger than mine. [read more]

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Looking for Ways to Stay Connected with Your Supporters?

Has your well of ideas run dry for communicating with your supporters? Then take a moment and look to your peers for a spark of inspiration. [read more]

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Christmas Reminds Us Why We Should Be Generous All Year Long

Biblical Generosity is the recognition that God owns everything and that we, as the great recipients of his grace and love, enjoy the privilege of participating in God’s care for others. [read more]

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This Small Gift Can Have a Big Impact

The ECCU #GiveTen Generosity Challenge. The goal is to create a movement of people living out their faith by loving others like Christ loves us. $10 at a time. [read more]

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You Have More to Give than You Think

The biblical idea of holding things loosely is easy to teach and remember, but it sure can be hard to do. My wife and I have an annual practice of decluttering our home, but still I’m haunted when I see Peter Menzel’s epic book Material World: A Global Family Portrait. No wonder the Bible talks about money and stuff so much. [read more]

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