Philosophy & Leadership

Effective Facility Maintenance (Sheldon Kauffman)

Contributor: Sheldon Kauffman | Length : 52 | File type : Audio

Maintenance volunteers, supervisors and managers play a vital but often overlooked role in making mission and charitable work flow smoothly. Most organizations utilize buildings, equipment and proper... Read More

Tax Compliance Issues, Part 2

Contributor: Mark Payne | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

This second sessions focuses on compliance and tax concerns for nonprofits. Topics covered in this session or the first one are unrelated trade or business income, earmarks treated as contributions, e... Read More

Teams (Merle Burkholder)

Contributor: Merle Burkholder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

This presentation addresses the components of an effective team, discussing what makes a team effective and what can destroy effective team relationships. Merle Burkholder leads the class through a di... Read More

Chairing Nonprofit Boards (Gary Miller)

Contributor: Gary Paul Miller | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

The chairman plays a critical role in managing the oversight of a nonprofit ministry. A well-functioning board of directors requires a board chairman who is an advocate, a delegator, a diplomat, and m... Read More

Relating to Your Constituency (Phil Hershberger)

Contributor: Phil Hershberger | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

For a ministry, your relationship with your constituency is your lifeline in many ways – funding, accountability, direction, protection – to name a few. It can also be antagonistic and draining. Lea... Read More

Funding Your Ministry (Paul Miller)

Contributor: Paul A Miller | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Most of the funds from our people flowing to our ministries derive from cash income they are currently earning. The increasing number of ministries dependent on this same income stream can bring fundi... Read More

Taking Care of Your People (Panel Discussion)

Contributor: Allen Roth | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

The purpose of this discussion is to share practical ideas for churches and loved ones to improve their care of missionaries while in service.

Do’s and Don’ts of Fundraising (Richie Lauer)

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Good stewards are careful givers. Communication with donors is vital, but the secular and Protestant models of fundraising fail when applied to conservative Anabaptist donors. You must tailor your com... Read More

Constructive Staff Evaluation (Galen Stutzman)

Contributor: Galen Stutzman | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

“Iron sharpeneth iron.” How do we effectively speak into the lives of our staff? How do we grapple with actions stemming from unresolved conflicts in the past? How much room do we give youth for imm... Read More

Serving Within Your Strengths (Merle Herr)

Contributor: Merle Herr | Length : 51 | File type : Audio

Have you ever wondered why you are better at some tasks than others? Part of the answer to this question lies in understanding your strengths and weaknesses in work skills. This session teaches how to... Read More