Entries for the 'Board Members' Category
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: 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: 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...
By: Tom Lothamer
This January, it will be 38 years since the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court ruling. According to National Right to Life calculations, 53 million babies have lost their lives during that time.
Against that backdrop, our few legislative victories pale in significance. There have been some great o...
By: Jerry Thacker
Many researchers, political officials, and educators now believe that technology will play a large part in meeting the three major challenges facing our educational systems in the near future: huge funding issues, extreme personnel issues, and the need for rapid training of students to meet the chal...
By: Ron Haas
Board members who give generously and encourage others to give lead successful organizations. Ideal board members are leaders whose reputations carry some weight when they get behind a cause. These men and women are movers and shakers who know how to get things done. Unfortunately, instead of recrui...
By: Thomas Glessner
The use of limited ultrasound by medical pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) to confirm the presence of a viable intrauterine pregnancy in abortion-minded and abortion-vulnerable clientele has a powerful impact upon women contemplating abortion. Because of this, efforts have been made in various state...
By: Elaine Ham
Early one morning in the spring of 2000, I sat behind my desk in the pregnancy center where I worked, stared up at the ceiling, and silently asked God, "How will I ever raise that much money?"
The previous evening I had listened as the chairman of our board announced to the audience at our annual f...