Entries for January 2011
By: Jerry Thacker
If you were born before 1992, you'll want to read this article. In fact, you need to read this article. Why? Because you may be using communication tools that make no sense to your current clients. They may look the same as people born before that year, but in reality they are much, much different. ...
By: Ron Haas
In tough economic times, nonprofit organizations scour their budgets looking for any possible place to trim a few dollars. Even though the old adage reminds us that, "It takes money to make money," executive directors and board members often debate the return on investment of the ministry's developm...
By: Mark Hiehle
I recently heard well-known Pastor Chuck Swindoll share a story from the Los Angeles Times that recounted what happened to J. Rathman as he was hunting near Red Bluff. As Mr. Rathman climbed a ledge on the slope of a rocky gorge and raised his head to look over the ledge, he caught movement near the...
By: Anne O'Connor
More and more pregnancy care centers are dealing with situations where a pregnant minor does not want to have an abortion, but her parents are pressuring her to get one. Many daughters feel coerced against their will by their parents to choose abortion. PCCs need to support the minor in her decision...
By: Caroline Rhoads
Ten years ago no one had ever heard of the concept of "social networking." The Internet changed advertising forever by providing us with wonderful networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and blogging. Just four years ago, students were the only ones to have a Facebook account. Today most A...
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By: Pat Stonestreet
For eleven years, I served as the executive director of a small, yet growing pregnancy center in Northern Virginia. I came to the position with little experience in administration and even less in the pro-life ministry. I left with a wealth of knowledge in both areas and discovered five foundational...
By: Sydna Massé
One of the initial goals of Ramah International when we began our work in 1997 was to help post-abortive individuals find God's healing so they would be empowered to share their abortion testimony with others -- particularly the abortion-minded. This mission is outlined in Revelation 12:11: "And the...
By: David Bos
This past week as I walked down the halls of Alternatives PCC, I began reflecting on the past two years and where God has taken us. We occupy a beautiful three-story building that is strategically located across from Planned Parenthood of South Central Michigan. We are located in Kalamazoo, a commun...