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Previous Boardlink Articles
"Greater works than these . . . ?"
Board Effectiveness Pop Quiz
Transforming Your Donors
Setting the Table Makes All the Difference
A Partner in the Cause For Life!
Integrating Governance and Planning (Part 3)
Do Unto Others...
Integrating Governance and Planning (Part 2)
Staffing Decisions and Religious Beliefs
Do We Have Office Hours for Friends?
Integrating Governance and Planning (Part 1)
Twenty Questions a Major Donor Might Ask
The "Focus Five" Assessment Tool
Mutually Accountable Leadership
I Like Your Boldness
Nonprofit Board Meeting Tips
Avoiding Five Fatal Flaws of Christian Fundraising (Part 5)
Avoiding Five Fatal Flaws of Christian Fundraising (Part 4)
CEO Transitions and Succession
Avoiding Five Fatal Flaws of Christian Fundraising (Part 3)
Avoiding Five Fatal Flaws of Christian Fundraising (Part 2)
Avoiding Five Fatal Flaws of Christian Fundraising (Part 1)
What Does Winning Look Like To You?
Who's My Boss, Anyway?
"It's Your Call — We're With You"
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 7 of 7)
The Board's Song Sheet
The Power of One
The Essential Role of the Nonprofit Board Chair
Facing the Impossible?
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 6 of 7)
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 5 of 7)
Six Best Practices for Recruiting Exceptional Board Members
The Three C's of Stewardship: A Recipe for Success
Building Major Donor Relationships
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 4 of 7)
ECFA Best Practices for Boards
Handling Board and Organizational Conflict: The Board Chaplain
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 3 of 7)
How To Bless Your Team Members!
The "20/80" Rule Flipped On Its Head
Balancing Mission and Accountability
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (Part 2 of 7)
The Impact of Kingdom Leaders:
Being Successful Where It Counts
Does our board know our “Number?”
Hot Ideas for Nonprofit Board Meetings (part 1 of 7)
Fraud Risk Assessment and Policy
Planning for an End-of-Year Appeal
My Second Hundred Years at a Pregnancy Center
Moving Governance From Good To Great
A Reminder: How High Are My Standards?
Leading Through Times of Uncertainty
Let Us Inquire of the Lord
NonProfit Strategic Planning
Teamwork in Resource Development
More Than a Few Things to Like about Peter
Marketing: How much is too much for our ministry?
The Five Drucker Questions: Is It Time for a Ministry Tune-up?
"Oh By the Way, I'm in Jail at the Moment"
Checks and Balances
What Good Board Members Contribute to a Nonprofit Ministry
Where Are You Going and How Are You Going to Get There?
What If I Give All I Have?
Where Is Your Ministry's 'Boiler Room'?
A Back Pocket Letter
Clarify Our Responses to Each Situation
Consider All Possibilities
Creating a Plan of Action for Each Contingency
When Good Intentions Lead to Bad Results…
Leading Through Tough Economic Climates
Living Out a Fear-Fighting Faith
Keeping The Big Picture In Front of Us At All Times
Thanks, But No Thanks
Economic Times Tight? Time to Get Creative.
IRS Forms 990 & 1023: Public Disclosure
Relationship Marketing: God's Plan for the Ages and Your Center
A Great Investment: Create a Culture of Celebration
The Church and the Center: An Uneasy Marriage
Big Rock Fundraising
The Most Effective Boards Make the Fewest Decisions
Is a Volunteer Shortage Leading to Staff Burnout?
Let's Build Something Together
Pregnancy Resource Centers Need to Prepare for Coming Attacks
Building a Foundation of Prayer for Your Board of Directors
Determining Whether to "Go Medical": A Board Assessment Survey
Thinking Ahead with Our Volunteer Staffing
Reaching Out to Men
The Quiet Secret of Ministry Staff — Money Matters
What Does a Poorly Governed Organization Look Like?
Getting the Job Done — In Less Time with Better Results
Improving Your Serve Via Good Information
The New 990 Return: Conflict of Interest Policy
IRS Unveils New 990 Tax Return for Tax-Exempt Organizations
Before We Talk To a Prospective Board Member . . .
Creating Compensation Plans for Your PRC
Historic Research Project
Evangelism: The Core of the Pregnancy Resource Center/Clinic Ministry
Is Your Organization a Ministry or Business?
Think in Terms of Meeting Needs, Then Take a Vote
A Board Member's List of New Year's Resolutions
Are you Operating with I.M.P.A.C.T.?
Results of Healthy Conflict Resolution
Properly Amending Policies & Procedures
The Dynamics of Leadership – Part 2
Board Communication when a Leader Departs — Favor or Fuel?
The Dynamics of Leadership – Part 1
What does your board meeting cost? Is it worth it?
If We Are Short of Funds for a Project, What Is the Reason?
Before a New Board Member Says, "I do."
Board Shines as Director Takes on CEO Role
Quick Reads to Keep You Ahead of the Curve
Investments Today for a Better Tomorrow
We Are a Ministry of Choice, and Always Will Be
PRC Investigative Insurance Questions
Coaching the Executive Director
The Ten Dysfunctions of a Board
When Does the Board Authorize the Use of a Consultant?
Build a Caring Community
Begin with a Consent Agenda
The Five Critical Activities of a Development-Minded Board
Hand Signals for Board Meetings
Donor Development Tips
Can Your PRC Survive?
What Qualities Should an Executive Director Expect in the Board?
What Qualities Should the Board Expect in the Executive Director?
The Business of Stewardship
Where and Who is the Board?
Avoid Future Legal Attacks
Boards Must Assure Public Access to Two Corporate Documents
Board of Directors – Obey Thy Bylaws!
Preparing for Unexpected Events
Three Ways One Board Member Can Raise $100 to $5,000
Selecting New Board Members
What Does it Mean to be a Governing Board?
Community and Public Relations
Community-Networking with Other Agencies
Donor Gifts and Advertising
Evaluating Center Finances
Evaluating Staff and Executive Directors
Executive Sessions of the Board
Fundraising and Development
Gift Acceptance Policy
Practices of Highly Effective Boards
The Executive Director as Babysitter?
Using Your Newsletter in Community Relations
What is Your Program Worth?
Who's the Boss of the Board?
About Board Meetings
Annual Planning for Pregnancy Center Boards
Board Members and Financial Matters
Effective Boardmanship According to ECFA
Ethical Mandates of Board Members
Evaluation-How is the Journey Going?
Examples of Policies for Pregnancy Centers
How Board Members Implement an Annual Plan
Implementation- A Board Responsibility
Legal Aspects of Board Membership
Long Range or Strategic Planning for Boards
Mission Statements for Pregnancy Centers
Policies-the Thing Boards are “Famous” For!
Spiritual Oversight of Pregnancy Centers
The Biblical Mandate of Being a Boardmember
The Board Members Calling
The Legal Mandate of Board Members
The Ministry of Boardmanship
Three Important Questions
Three Responsibilites for the Board of Directors
Types of Mission Statements
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