Entries for January 2013
By: Jerry Thacker
Retailers have studied consumer behavior for many years. They have experimented with the way stores are laid out and lighted. They have tinkered with the size of product "facings," that is, the width of packaging facing the consumer, and they have even had trackers follow consumers around to see wha...
By: Ron Haas
"The holy passion of Friendship
is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature
that it will last through a whole lifetime,
if not asked to lend money."
Mark Twain in Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar
Mark Twain captured the inner fear of almost every non-profit board member. "I know...
By: Mark Hiehle
All of us have things or places that we consider our favorites. We say we have a favorite dessert, restaurant, vacation spot, or book. These things are considered our favorites because we prefer them over another. It is interesting to see the term favor, favored, and favoritism in Scripture.
By: Thomas Glessner and Audrey Stout
Women today seek answers and help via Internet searches when they think they may be pregnant or have had unprotected sex. Therefore, the websites of Pregnancy Resource Medical Clinics (PRMCs) are critical in reaching those women before they seek others, such as Planned Parenthood, that will steer th...
By: Alana Terry
When my husband Phillip and I got married, we figured we'd wait about a year before we tried to get pregnant. Two months after our wedding I started volunteering at CareNet Pregnancy Center, where I learned about the miracle of carrying and delivering babies into the world. I helped fold tiny little...
By: Sherry Camelleri
Recently, God gave me a very special gift. It didn't have a pretty bow or colorful paper. I didn't find it under the Christmas tree or in a stocking hanging on the mantle. No, it was given to me on an ordinary day, when I least expected it. Has that ever happened to you?
One of the vital ministry s...
By: Elaine Ham
The information in this article is a free gift to you. The gift is not from me but from one who loves you and your ministry far more than I. Let me explain.In March of 2000, I was serving as development director for a large pregnancy resource center in Greenville, South Carolina. On this particular ...
By: Sarah Bentley
When a woman becomes pregnant, it can be one of the happiest as well as one of the scariest moments of her life. A woman with a positive HIV status will have added stress and anxiety pertaining to the pregnancy. However, there is a plethora of information for the woman to learn that can be helpful i...