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FFP 61 - How To Minister To The Rich podcast

On today's episode, Mary shares how to minister to the rich in the world we live in today.

In this episode you'll also hear:

  • What the Bible says about the rich
  • The 6 ways to minister to the rich
  • How ministering to the rich compares to ministering to the poor
  • Why we need to care about the rich
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FFP 60 - The 5 Kinds of Donors Every Ministry Needs in 2023 podcast

On today's episode, Mary shares the five kinds of donors every ministry needs in 2023.

In this episode you'll also hear:

  • What kinds of donors are more consistent with their giving (and which ones aren't!)?
  • What is a supersize donor?
  • 5 reasons why major gifts are important to your ministry
  • How...
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FFP 59 - Should Ministry Workers Be Bi-Vocational podcast

On today's episode, Mary takes a listener question who asks, "As a ministry worker, should I support myself and be bi-vocational?"

In this episode you'll hear:

  • What does it mean to be bi-vocational
  • Is it right or wrong to be bi-vocational
  • Should ministry workers be poor
  • Why do ministries and...
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FFP 58 - How to Hit the Reset Button on Work and Life podcast

On today's episode, Mary shares how to start fresh and hit the reset button in the new year.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • The 7 tips to start the new year off right
  • How to create a new vision of what's possible for you and your work
  • When's the best time to make a change

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FFP 57 - The Single Reason Why Your Ministry Isn't Fully Funded podcast

On today's episode, Mary shares the #1 reason your ministry may not be fully funded.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • The 3 action steps to build your faith to raise the funds you need
  • How to promote your "personal brand" without feeling scammy
  • The mental strategies you can use to gain the...
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FFP 56 - How To Build a Relationship With a Multi-Millionaire podcast

On today's episode, Mary answers a listener question who asks,

"How do I build a relationship with a multi-millionaire?"

 In this episode you'll hear:

  • The 5 ways to build new relationships (regardless of how wealthy they are)
  • What actions steps can you take to start reaching out
  • How you...
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FFP 55 - Everything You Need to Know About Giving Gifts to Donors podcast

 

On today's episode, Mary answers the question,

"Should I give a year-end gift to my donors? If so, what should I give them?"

In this episode you'll hear:

  • What gifts work (and what don't)
  • How to get your gifts donated so your donor's donation doesn't pay for gifts
  • New gift ideas for...
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FFP 54 - The 2 Things You Should Do Before December 31st to Maximize Your Year-End Giving podcast

On today's episode, Mary answers the question,

"If I can only do two things at the end of the year, what should I do to maximize my year-end giving?"

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How to take action before December 31st
  • What two things should I do (with a bonus third if you have the time!)
  • What...
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FFP 53 - 3 Strategies to Raise More Funds In a Closed (or Open) Nation podcast

On today's episode, Mary answers a listener question who asks,

What are some strategies for ministries serving in closed countries?

It's hard enough to raise funds, but then add all the challenges of working in a religously hostile environment to the mix.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How to...
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FFP 52 - Snail Mail or Email (What Should I Do?) podcast

On today's episode, Mary answers a listener question who asks,

"What are your thoughts on the effectiveness of direct mail fundraising for ministry nonprofits?"

Paying for postage and mailing may feel like a waste of your time and resources, but Mary gives you the four primary reasons why direct...

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FFP 51 - How Missionary Lydia Nigh Got Fully Funded podcast

On today's episode, Mary brings in a special guest to answer today's listener question who asks,

"I don't know anyone who is fully funded! Could you help me?"

When a student joins Fully Funded Academy, they get access to our Fully Funded Checklist document. In it we ask our students to...

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FFP 50 - How To Go From Raising Missionary Dollars To Raising Ministry Dollars podcast

In today's episode, Mary takes on a listener question.

KC asks...

"I have been in full-time missions work for 23 years and am in the process of starting a new ministry geared toward women in missions with a colleague. We are starting from scratch and could really use some guidance. Could you...

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