BEC attacks are one of the fastest growing cyber crimes and have cost some organizations millions of dollars. So, it’s important that staff at your church know how these attacks work and how they can be prevented. What is a BEC attack? The BEC stands for Business Email Compromise. In this type of cyber attack, […]
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This is the fourth of our four-part series on successful church fundraising. (See Part I, Part 2, Part 3) Trust Look back at Prof. Sargeant’s surveys (sourced from the this periodical). Two of the main reasons people gave for leaving a charity were a) the charity didn’t make clear to them how the donations were […]
This is the third of our four-part series on successful church fundraising. (See Part I, Part 2, Part 4) The focus of this post is the giving experience. What kind of giving experience – what thoughts, impressions, positives, frustrations – does a donor have when donating to your cause? Giving Experience for the Church Fundraising […]
This is the second of our four-part series on successful church fundraising. (See Part I, Part 3, Part 4) For this post, we’ll zoom in on the first principle of fundraising: motivation. Motivation How do you convince donors that your project is worth giving to? 1. Lay the groundwork to cooperate toward a clear, shared […]
This is the first of our four-part series on successful church fundraising. (See Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) I don’t recall the speaker’s name or her cause, but I remember the pitch. As I sat in the BJ Haan Auditorium at Dordt College, she made her call to action, to meet her in the […]
Recent natural disasters have reminded us all how unpredictable and fragile life is, and how quickly our personal property can be destroyed. In this post, we will discuss how churches protect their data. With all the terrible personal loss people fear when it comes to hurricanes and other natural disasters, electronic records can be an […]