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Bulembu Adventure Race Fundraiser

May 15th, 2019|Inform, News, Project|

Swaziland, a small, beautiful kingdom between South Africa and Mozambique, is in dire need. It has the one of the highest AIDS rates in the world and the disease has taken an entire generation of Swazis. In the 90’s the population was decreasing so rapidly that the UN estimated the Swazi people would be wiped out by the year 2050. Although hard work has improved the statistics, the country has suffered persistent drought, adding to the problems. There are around 120,000 orphans and vulnerable children in desperate need of care. In 2006, a team of social developers and entrepreneurs purchased [...]

Providing “Member Care” to Cross-Cultural Workers

May 10th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul Dyck speaks to the responsibility to provide "Member Care" to Cross-Cultural Workers. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 12th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together [...]

3 Characteristics of Successful Fundraisers

May 1st, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Fundraising coach Judy Friesen outlines 3 characteristics of successful fundraisers who grow generous donors: They love growing generous donors. They are committed to generosity. They steward their donors well. This was the 11th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together Series — Perspectives to Help Ministry Thrive" Judy Friesen can be contacted by email or, on LinkedIn.  

How to help Cross-Cultural Workers reintegrate into their passport country

April 5th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul describes how to help Cross-Cultural Workers reintegrate into their passport country. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 10th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together Series [...]

Understanding the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers

March 29th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul outlines some of the resources available to cross-cultural ministries. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 9th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together Series — Perspectives [...]

No Credit Card Fee Donation Day

March 14th, 2019|Inform, News, Project|

GCF is excited to have the opportunity to provide a No Credit Card Fee Donation Day on April 9, 2019! This means donations made using Credit Cards to any of our projects on April 9, 2019 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM Eastern Time will have the 2.5% credit card fee credited back to the project - in other words they will be processed the same as cash donations. It's EASY to GIVE ONLINE, so take advantage of this special one-day campaign that benefits the Ministries, Individuals and Projects of GCF. We have over 350 projects to choose from, search [...]