Author: Derric Bakker
As soon as we all realized how momentous COVID-19 was going to be, I could see the fear rising among America’s faith-based nonprofits. Leaders of the nation’s 1.5 million nonprofit organizations, many totally dependent on charitable giving, watched with dread … read more
A new study shows that donors are prepared to give generously during COVID-19. Are you prepared to ask?
This year marks my thirtieth year in fundraising. It hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Across three decades I have raised money through three recessions, the attacks of 9/11, and a half-dozen market crashes, including one major financial meltdown. Through it … read more
Are you concerned about how next year’s election is going to impact giving? You’re not alone. This is one of the most common concerns we hear from nonprofit leaders today. You can stop worrying, however. History tells a different story. … read more
Few non-profit leaders would deny that the year-end fundraising season is a critically important time of year. More than 50% of nonprofits report they earn the majority of their total revenue in the last two to three months of the year. In … read more
Do you love your work? The Bible tells us: “Whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). Many Christians think that glorifying God means going to church, singing praises, reading the Bible, and praying. But that’s … read more
The story of Joseph is among the most well-known of all in the Bible. A turning point for Joseph’s life in Egypt happens when he is called upon to interpret Pharaoh’s dreams. Through those dreams God reveals to Joseph that … read more