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There is nothing inherently wrong with using fundraising platforms like GoFundMe. In fact, they can be great tools for individuals. But there are times when it is best to hold off on the fundraising – times when “easy money” isn’t what you really need and what your friends really don’t want to give you Consider NOT doing a fundraising campaign in the following scenarios:
After helping lead a turnaround of Purdue University football, Tony Levine is making a turnaround of his own. He’s leaving behind Big Ten football to enter the world of big-time fast food. Purdue fans were shocked to hear their electrifying special teams coordinator is retiring from coaching to open a Chick-fil-A restaurant.
If God has called you to a toxic church, it could be the joy of what can be is greater than the pain you are facing. Here are three ways to start the process of clearing the toxic culture around you.
I was at lunch with a friend recently, processing the news of another fallen leader. While perhaps we are only more aware of the number of leaders falling because of our constant connectedness via social media and online news, it sure feels like an epidemic at times. Regardless of whether or not the reality of leaders falling is more common or the same as it has always been, it’s happening too much. The moral failures are far too frequent. So how should we, those of us who are believers, respond when a leader disqualifies himself or herself from their role? Here are six ways we should respond when a leader falls:
This Week at ThomRainer.com:
15 Really Funny Searches at ThomRainer.com
Thank you, pastors and other church leaders. I hope some of these funny searches gave you reason to smile. I love serving you who are on the front lines of ministry, even if it sometimes involves humor…READ MORE
Church Sickness #2 — Slippage Syndrome
Slippage Syndrome happens when churches and church members gradually neglect the mission that God has intended for them.