Top Ten Inspiring Generosity Blog Posts of 2016
#6 – You Are NOT a Cry Baby: The Power of Emotion. In praise of a little emotion in church.
#5 – Afraid to Ask? Give People Joy, Let Them Give. A story about creating the opportunity to give…and then asking.
#4 – Eight Ways to Use Facebook and Build Community. Facebook can be a powerful tool, but only if you use it.
#3 – My Silent Witness. A few pre-election thoughts (thanks to Micah 6:8).
#2 – Your Legacy – Be Sure It’s Written Down. Remember Prince? He forgot to write his will. Oops.
#1 – Reviving the Church Newsletter – Part 2. Clearly the church newsletter is not dead. It may, however, be in need of an overhaul.
And there you have it ladies and gentlemen – the Top Ten of 2016. I can hardly wait to see what 2017 brings. And since this is your space, send me ideas and suggestions of what you’d like to see me cover in the coming year. I’ll be waiting by my computer expecting to hear from you. Happy New Year!
Cesie Delve Scheuermann (pronounced “CC Delv Sherman,” yes, really) is a consultant in stewardship, development, and grant writing. Over the past fifteen years, while working as a volunteer and part-time consultant, she helped raise over three million dollars for numerous non-profit organizations. The season was also great for TV binge watching – “The Middle,” “Black-ish,” “This is Us.” Does this person ever do any work? She was the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Lay Leader from 2008-2012. Her position with the Conference is funded through a generous grant from the Collins Foundation. She is available to consult with churches. You can reach her at email@example.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/inspiringgenerosity.
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