Tag Archives: MPD

Is Being Thankful Biblical, Cultural or Something We Learn From Our Parents?

November 21, 2012

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Thank you letters

It’s difficult to sit here the day before Thanksgiving and not be tempted to write a post about thankfulness.  Being thankful is so central to missionary fundraising, support raising, MPD – call it whatever you want – that if we ignore it we will not be successful in our ministries. Image by vistamommy via Wikimedia […]

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Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – A Facebook Strategy

July 23, 2012

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In my last post I reviewed some basics related to social media and missionary support raising: Missionaries need to overcome reluctance to incorporate social media into their support raising. Missionaries need community to make social media effective. Social media is an ideal platform for missionaries to share life and vision. If you missed the first […]

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Social Media and Missionary Support Raising – The Basics

July 16, 2012

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Note:  This material is for those just starting in social media.  If you are already engaged online – or if you are younger than 35 – this material will be too basic for you :-)  You might find part 2 of this article, my specific strategy, to be interesting or useful to you though. I’ve […]

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Doesn’t It Feel Great to Be Fully Supported, Missionary?

March 20, 2012

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I’m going to talk about something that most missionaries would not talk about.  It feels great to have full financial support.  And it feels awful to not be fully supported, but I’ll leave that one for another day. I remember the months when I was fully supported but I’ll leave the months when I was […]

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4 Support Raising Trends for The New Year

January 5, 2012

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For the missionary, church planter and non-profit fundraiser support raising strategies always seem to be the same:  make the phone call, set up the visit and ask for the support.  Get out of your rut to take a big picture look at trends that are affecting the way we raise our support.  Some of these […]

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