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Should A Nonprofit Organization Tithe?

January 2010
By: Ron Haas
Larry Burkett, the late co-founder of Crown Financial Ministries, was a pioneer in applying Christian principles to personal and business financial management. His impact on how Christians view debt, work, saving, investing, giving, and retirement planning is still felt today through his 70-plus boo...
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CENTERBOARD:Decision-Making During Change —Part 2

October 2009
By: Tom Lothamer
My last article broached the subject of decision-making during change. I wrote about how centers engage in the process and what information they need in order to make appropriate changes. I also addressed the issue of who should be involved in this process. Our ministry recently hired an Associate ...
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At the College Town Center: Summertime

July 2009
By: Marcia Warmkessel
This time of year can be challenging, especially if your town population sees a dramatic decrease when students leave for summer vacation. Our local college town headcount increases and decreases by nearly 10,000 citizens each August and May respectively. This presents opportunity and challenge. ...
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CENTERBOARD: Decision-Making During Change

July 2009
By: Tom Lothamer
Pregnancy care center leaders regularly respond to this column, and often their comments and questions lead me to the subject for the next article. That's what happened this time. A director wrote: I enjoyed your web article in the At the Center magazine concerning who's the boss when it comes to...
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AT THE COLLEGE TOWN CENTER: Saying Hello

April 2009
By: Marcia Warmkessel
I have served as a center executive director and client services director for 13 years in a small college town pregnancy resource center. Client outreach is my hearts' work, and I have returned to that role recently. A center like ours has the rural center blessings and challenges as well as an obvi...
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My Board Won't Raise Money

April 2009
By: Ron Haas
Maybe you don't verbalize your feelings in a board meeting, but your frustrations are real. Your board members expect you to raise all the money, but they don't lift a finger to help. Even worse—some of them don't give at all. If you feel this way, you are not alone. Countless nonprofit execut...
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The Heart

January 2009
By: Dianne Pomon
is a complex issue and should be the focus of all our counseling at a pregnancy care center. To focus just on feelings and experience is not getting to the root of the issue with our clients, even though this is a common approach within many centers, much like we see in pop psychology. According to ...
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AT THE RURAL CENTER: Lord, What Is My Motive?

October 2008
By: Dinah Monahan
When you are in a position of leadership, you learn one thing quickly. You become a target. People don't like your decisions; they take offense because you didn't say something quite right, or they just snipe at you. It is sad, but it is human nature. It is not that leaders should be considered a...
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