“Why Redundant Ministries Can Harm Our Mission” – Kyle Ferguson

Good afternoon. I saw this post on The Gospel Coalition's site today and it spoke to a concern I have personally about ministries and non-profits. First a quote from the article to set the stage: "I recently had a similar experience while passing through the exhibition hall at a Christian conference, . . . I passed … Continue reading “Why Redundant Ministries Can Harm Our Mission” – Kyle Ferguson

“The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good” – a good warning for those in ministry and nonprofits

"The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good" - a good warning for those in ministry and nonprofits"Many accounts of international charity work show the principals going from success to success. A just-published (Aug. 15) book, Peter Greer’s The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good (Bethany House, 2013, with Anna Haggard), is impressively different. Greer honestly shows the dangers of … Continue reading “The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good” – a good warning for those in ministry and nonprofits

8 Qualities for Measuring Success

Measuring success in a non-profit / ministry is difficult at best as our "product" is a transformed life.  At Life Action, our Executive DIrector has listed eight qualities that he considers key for determining how we are doing.  These qualities are drawn from 1 Thessalonians.  He feels the degree that  our staff embodies these qualities is the degree that … Continue reading 8 Qualities for Measuring Success