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Endowment follies abound!

Throughout my 20+ year career in law and planned giving, I see various patterns that emerge that are sometimes frightening and clearly give us (nonprofit fundraisers) reason for concern. 977 more words

Endowments

(05/08/2015) Endowed With Spirit?

Today, examples are cited throughout the holy writings where an indwelling Spirit of GOD is bestowed.  Many assume that teachings on the Holy Spirit (also called the Comforter, the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of the Lord, the Spirit of Prophecy, the Spirit of Truth, the Spirit of Wisdom) only appear in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, and are not recorded at all in the Old Testament.  Many in disbelief can not escape error because they hold false ideas from occult belief, shamanism, superstition and witchcraft such as reincarnation, and the material existence of apparitions, ghosts, phantoms, specters, and zombies.  Only the Gospel of Jesus Christ provides systematic teachings on atonement for sin, sacrificial death, rebirth, repentance and resurrection along with transformation of mankind to be immortal and incorruptible (we say, to have eternal life as companion to Deity).  Also, it should not be surprising that, over the course of centuries and millennia, the language for speaking of divinity and spirit substance (we also say, breath, essence, soul, utterance, word) have been  naturally altered and changed.  A fighter at “Yahoo! 979 more words

The Holy Spirit

Tip of the Day, March 18

March 18 – Luke 11:33 says; “No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which come in may see the light”. 85 more words

Jesus

Shortfalls

Today’s Guardian has a question from a couple who will have a shortfall when their endowment pays out. What this means is that the investment vehicle that would have been used to pay back their interest only mortgage won’t. 54 more words

News Story

QE's unintended consequences: Pension deficits to hit balance sheets

QE is having some serious unintended consequences, increasing pension scheme deficits and hitting company finances. Driven by liquidity and deflation fears, UK government stock, gilts, beat shares and most other asset classes in 2014. 918 more words

Articles

Tip of the Day, January 30

January 30 – “Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.”  1 Timothy 1:4 168 more words

Mormonism

Sharing the Wealth to Widen College Access

Crabby takes on Mr. Burns…

An article in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education documents a banner year for college endowments and also features a report about the… 622 more words

College Access