Sometimes when ministering to the poor, the needy, and the orphan we can unconsciously become complacent and comfortable with the status quo. You have enough going on already…how can you possibly handle anything else? However, if you’re not careful in this world that is every changing, you will fall behind and never reach your full potential. In this blog post, Dr. Kenneth Acha talks about one key thing that can enhance your performance in anything – especially caring for others.
If you’re following this blog series, we’re at step 2 in how to host a fundraising event: Where will you set up? This question of strategy guides you to determine the details of your event – both what you will and what you won’t do.
It’s so important to know your target audience, determine the best time of the year to hold your event, and determine what the event will be that appeals to the demographics and interest. For example, if you were planning to hold an event in the middle city, you wouldn’t want to host an athletic event or something that requires a lot of open space. If your target audience was men, it wouldn’t make sense for you to hold a fashion show benefit.Read More
Watch this video by Dan Rockwell where he shares the 7 steps to coaching that he uses with his clients. Use these skills when working with your team members, staff, or older children in your program.Read More
The first step in planning anything – whether that is an event, an organization, a relationship – is to determine what the end goal or winning aspiration is. After all, how will you know that you’ve succeeded unless you know what you’re aiming for?Read More
If you’ve stumbled upon this blog site, you must have a heart for orphans. Maybe you just came back from a short term trip that changed your life and you don’t know what to do with this new-found passion. Perhaps you have a dream of starting an orphan care ministry, nonprofit, or center. Or you could just want to find out more about what it takes to help needy children. Wherever you are in this process, whatever your dream is, we want to help equip you and teach you from our own experience or the experience of other ministries who are actively caring for orphans.Read More
Thousands of people like you come to our website each month with one question: “How do I start an orphanage?” Up until now, it’s been difficult for us to answer this question because starting an orphanage is not something you can teach in one article or phone conversation. It’s way more complicated than that.Read More
In this blog post, Dr. Kenneth Acha shares a few incredible videos about the art of asking. This is a hard lesson for many people to learn and many of us go about it in the wrong ways. However, ministry work – regardless of what type, size, or location – is not a one man show. We need a team to work alongside us in different capacities. And sometimes, all you have to do is ASK.