Entries for the 'Administration' Category
By: Sherry Camelleri
As we serve in the pregnancy center ministry, we find that individuals, both female and male, come to us as a direct result of seeking love. Yes, looking for love in all the wrong places and ways, their desire to be accepted and fulfilled as a person prompts unhealthy decisions. More times than we r...
By: Tom Lothamer
The job of the board of directors is to make decisions on behalf of the organization. Some decisions will be simple or routine; others — such as initiating new programs, cutting programs or staff, changing a name, and so forth — will have a lasting impact. How should a board make those d...
By: Thomas Glessner
The last few years have brought forth intense legislative attacks against Pregnancy Resource Centers and Medical Clinics (PRCs/PRMCs). NIFLA has been deeply involved in these battles and has reported on them in detail in past issues of Legal Tips.
Legislation to curtail the operations of PRCs/PRMCs...
By: Bob Foust
The small center was doing okay. The board thought all was fine, but the executive director was beginning to feel fatigued. She kept saying that more staff was needed, but the funds were not available. Their town of 12,000 was in an economic downturn, the large factory had closed, so the board did n...
By: Sydna Massé
For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries. Psalm 112:6-8
"You've placed our center in great harm! HOW COULD Y...
By: Nancy Knowlton
Every day at the Cookeville Pregnancy Clinic we receive phone calls that begin with questions, such as:
"Could I make an appointment for an abortion?"
"Do you do abortions there?"
"How much does an abortion cost?"
"Where can I find a free abortion?"
"Are you an abortion clinic?"
As the directo...
By: Tom Lothamer
The board's role in governance of a ministry includes policymaking, budget oversight, strategic planning, public relations, fundraising, and so on. However, being a board member also requires having the proper attitude about the ministry.
I was reminded of this the other day when "Sue" called. As t...
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...