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Capital Campaigns and the Grand Canyon

Standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon, I feel an immense sense of wonder. Walking close to the edge, but not to the very edge (there are no railings), I see the panorama that is the Canyon and it is extraordinary. 911 more words

Fundraising

Your church will die.

Drive down the main street of the city in which I live and you’ll see them: big, old, church buildings.  There are at least a dozen of them that sit either completely empty, devoid of all activity, or inhabited by congregations of less than 50 people looking quite scarce in their cavernous sanctuaries.  1,040 more words

Theology

Meet the Staff: Kim Robinson

Here in the Office of Institutional Advancement, we are always working hard to support the university and connect our donors with causes they care most about. 296 more words

UMBC

Shrinking Vision to Meet Your Budget

“I need to shrink our vision to meet our budget,” said no leader ever! Yet, as leaders our actions often seem to say this. When we have a scarcity mindset instead of an abundance mindset, we put our organization in survival mode. 482 more words

Church Generosity