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How Do You Know When The Holy Spirit Is With You In Your Fundraising?

Posted on: 19 Aug 2020

Taste the fruit. My friend, Gary Hoag, says, “Inspect the fruit.” Good Idea, that. Who doesn’t flip an apple around before taking a bite? No one l know likes to sink their teeth into the squishy flesh of a rotten apple, especially when prepared for a crisp, clean, rewarding bite of heaven on a hot day.  What if Adam had averted his gaze from the comely look of his wife and really examined the apple? He was, after all, the first scientist. It was his job to, “Go differentiate- and name stuff.” (Genesis 1:28, 2:15) If he had just tested […]

Learning From A Seasoned Grant Officer – Part II

Posted on: 29 Jun 2020

Learning From A Seasoned Grant Officer – Part I

Posted on: 22 Jun 2020

Granting To The Academic World

Posted on: 25 May 2020

What Can Drive A Grant Officer Nuts

Posted on: 11 May 2020

The Temptation To Shift Your Ministry Purpose

Posted on: 04 May 2020

The Communion Of Giving And Receiving

Posted on: 30 Mar 2020

It’s Not The Proposal That Raises Funds

Posted on: 16 Mar 2020

One Definition Of A Grant Proposal

Posted on: 09 Mar 2020

A Community of Giving and Receiving

Posted on: 17 Jan 2019

(The following is excerpted from Rob Martin’s upcoming book, When Money Goes on Mission: Fundraising and Giving in the 21st Century by Moody Publishers) When money “goes on mission,” it travels in the form of financial gifts, carried along in the pockets of those who spend it on the ordinary things of life and ministry so they can do the extraordinary things God has called them to do… In general, money passing from one person to another is a transaction, nothing more than an exchange of something of value for something of value in return. However, unlike everyday financial transactions, […]