Monday morning development resource mash-up

The skinny on donor attrition. Losing more than you gain is great news to Weight Watchers, but not so much for fundraisers. However, as I reported here, that’s been the headline for America’s nonprofit community seven straight years now. For more on this sorry state of affairs and what development folk can do to turn […]

Generosity in quotes

“The good news of God brings hope to those who find themselves in the peripheries of our world, but it also belongs there. As ‘a call from the ways untrod,’ God’s good news of grace announces God’s presence on the fringe, God’s love that goes beyond the boundaries of where we thought God was supposed […]

Generosity in quotes

“Those of us who are committed to the message of good news embodied in the birth of God’s Son would do well to remember the words of John the Baptist as he prepared the way for Jesus: “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food […]

Generosity in quotes

“The missional church proclaims the good news that God is actively engaged in the world and that God is ready and willing to use us to accomplish God’s purposes. This is a tremendous privilege! Obviously, God could accomplish what ever God wants without our assistance, but God has chosen to use us as agents for […]