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It’s rare that we plan time to connect with our financial partners before leaving for an extended period of time, but these opportunities are extremely important (and vital to your on-going partnership with donors). Connecting with your donors and partners before you leave for a trip might seem like the worst time to get together, but it is actually the best. Why? Because you are preparing for ministry and the needs you can share with them are going to be current and immediate. Make your connection with them special and intentional!
Hoping you think of communicating to your financial partners day to day won't get this done. Make a plan and stick to it!
Have you ever worried if your partners are tired of giving to you? In fact, you are afraid that if your partners knew the truth, they would stop giving all together and every month you expect to see more and more partners drop off. You begin to feel that your partners might even have “giving fatigue”.
You have a problem you're trying to solve, and you can't solve it alone. Are you communicating that to your financial partners?
If you’re like me, you want everything you write to be opened and read with great interest, the audience hanging on every word. However, in reality, your ministry emails go out and get skimmed over on a GREAT day! So, how do you take your emails from a dismal quick skim (when it gets opened) to a clearly interested audience?!
Are you waiting for that big A-HA! moment before you send in a report to anyone? Has this caused you to sit back and send zero communication to your financial partners?
But really, you don’t need to have earth-shattering or mind-blowing updates. Your financial partners want to see you being faithful and presenting the hope of the gospel, just as you promised to do.
Here are three ways to communicate the blessing of the mundane.