Branding Your Church’s Media Ministry

One of the keys to developing adequate funding for your church’s media ministry is to develop an independent brand identity for your media outreach.  Developing a strong brand involves more than just creating a good logo.  It requires a commitment to identify and develop the media outreach as a ministry in its own right – one that donors will feel is worthy of funding.

Most church media ministries begin as an outreach of the church and are fully funded by the church budget.  However, as the media ministry grows, the financial needs related to it may become more significant than

10 Reasons Why People Stop Giving

Every organization loses donors. Not every organization will admit it, but it is true. There are a finite number of reasons why people who once supported your organization do not continue. I thought it would be helpful to review the reasons why.  

1. Financial Challenges
The number one reason people stop giving is because of personal financial challenges (54%). These challenges take on many forms from loss of a job, to a cancer diagnosis, to a fixed-income retirement.

2. Others Are More Deserving
The number two reason why people stop donating (36%) is a communication

ORGANIZATIONAL CHECK UP!

At Infinity Concepts, we have been privileged to work with many great ministries and non-profit organizations. We have learned a lot about what it takes to establish and grow a successful organization. We have also helped a number of organizations that were at risk and needed to find fresh solutions to put them back on course and take them to the next level.

How healthy is your organization?

I want to encourage you to take a moment to do a quick CHECK-UP to see how your organization is doing. Print out this blog – or on a separate

These two terms are often used interchangeably but they are really quite different from one another. The manager’s job is to plan, organize, and coordinate, while the leader’s job is to inspire and motivate. In his 1989 book “On Becoming a Leader,” Warren Bennis composed a list of the distinctions:

  • The manager administers; the leader innovates.
  • The manager imitates; the leader originates.
  • The manager thinks short term; the leader thinks long-term.
  • The manager maintains; the leader develops.
  • A manager focuses on systems and structure; the leader focuses on people.

    Anyone who knows me well, knows of my deep and abiding love for — and commitment to — Israel. I have traveled to the Land of the Bible more than 20 times and never grow tired of visiting the biblical sites I have read about since my youth. Over the years, I have also developed many strong relationships in Israel and consider my Israeli acquaintances to be good and true friends. 

    When the American Christian Leaders For Israel, an extension of the US Branch of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, asked Christian leaders to sign a letter to the presidential