Relationships evolve, the good, the bad and yes, the ridiculous; but understand that a relationship changes from the moment you say "I do" . Recognize that change and bad are not synonymous, but can signal growth and deepen love. Growing old together can be fun, when you refuse to allow "stuff"...
Church attendance and revenues are decreasing. Statistics and data can either scare you to the point of hiding your head in the sand and waiting for the next brick to fall or motivate you to take Active Faith Action to fulfill your respective missions.
Sometimes a laugh is all you need; particularly during or shortly after having a baby.
Writing a book involves a great deal of dedication, perseverance and plain 'ol chutzpah. Beware of con artists and research all publishing options, editors and ghostwriters before signing on the dotted line.
When nonprofit Executive Directors leave, they often take with them contacts and valuable funding resource information. Hiring an independent grant writer can benefit a nonprofit organization during the transition phase and beyond.
Valentine's Day and things are tough these days. Recognize that together time is what's important and well....Stuff is just...STUFF.
Your business correspondence is a direct reflection on YOU!
Planning to "host" a fundraiser in the spring or summer of 2012--begin planning now and be aware of possible mistakes in the process.
Humorous viewpoint of congregational behaviors from an unusual perspective.
Many online ads imply or mislead the reader about grant funding. Sending money for grant lists or guaranteed funding sends up a huge RED Flag.
New Year RESTORATION...More than a Resolution
Christmas can be a very stressful time and sometimes a laugh or two can lighten the mood. A Bread Family Christmas is a humor parody intended to engage and amuse the reader.
Mom's and Minivans....What a concept!
Miracles happen everyday, it's simply a matter of looking for them or "seeing" the miracle that is taking place.
A busy mom, a tired mom, a frustrated mom....maybe, but JUST a mom? Never!
In search of Scholarships..a parent's disappointing journey dispels the myth that EVERY child who desires to further their education can do so with the help of scholarships and Federal Aid.......Reality,however, can slap you in the face.
Grant Writers and Executive Directors - Responsibilities are NOT the same
Starting a nonprofit should NOT be viewed as a ticket to unlimited monetary resources...there is sooooo much more!
Networking is an area where few Faith Based Organizations and Churches have yet to explore, yet vital when recruiting community help to fulfill your mission.
Success is passion driven. It may take a while to arrive, but the view from the road is fantastic.