One of my main research areas these days has to do with crowdfunding and congregations. Today, over at the Center for Stewardship Leaders website I’ve posted “Crowdfunding Your Congregation” that presents some brief ideas concerning the possibilities (and realities) of crowdfunding for congregations and non-profits. Today I’ve also released a 20-page guide booklet entitled “Crowdfunding for Congregations and […]
Sarah Kendzior, a St. Louis-based writer and journalist tweeted some truth this week. She connected appeals on GoFundMe to America’s social problems: GoFundMe is US’s truest news source. GoFundMe for funerals of suicide and homicide victims. GoFundMe for medicine. GoFundMe, all is broken. — Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) April 25, 2016 I’m currently working on a […]
I’m plugging away at some non-digital writing projects, but I did want to re-post today from the Center for Stewardship Leaders website for a couple of reasons. First, the CSL launched a new stewardship website this week! Isn’t it gorgeous?! I’m not sure that it’s the prettiest, most robust stewardship center website in the mainline church these […]
I’m training for a half marathon in a few weeks, so I’ve been listening to more podcasts than usual. The upside to listening to podcasts while running is a lot of great entertainment, storytelling, and news. The downside is not being able to take notes. One of those note-taking annoyances hit me last weekend during […]
Is it strange that pastors so rarely speak of smartphones, the main tool with which I serve God and neighbor?