Category Archives for "George Bullard’s Journey"

Fundraising Often Happens More Effectively in the Marketplace

“In fundraising, people who work in the marketplace are often wiser than people who work in the church.” (Nouwen, p. 18) Despite having the greatest spiritual foundation and motivation for fundraising, congregational and ministry leaders are often amateurs in their knowledge and actions regarding fundraising. Marketplace leaders know how to ask people for money and […]

Is It Discipleship, Stewardship, Generosity, or Fundraising?

The best answer is “yes!” It is about all of these.  What is “it?” Here it means the short-term and long-term efforts—thus the continual, ongoing historic efforts—of Christianity to provide for Christ followers the opportunity to invest in the mission of God. For many years discipleship, stewardship, and generosity have been emphasized in various ways […]

Dying to Restart: Churches Choosing a Strategic Death for a Multiplying Life

Dying-to-Restart Download this FREE ebook. We are pleased to share this new ebook with you from Exponential authored by Greg Wiens and Dan Turner. It make multiple references to George Bullard’s work on the congregational life cycle (and gives George credit which is even better) as it talks about Old Age congregations who need to die […]