Take a Breather

By Barry Spencer | December 5, 2023 |

The track sprinter doesn’t sprint continuously. The tennis match doesn’t continue on from one point to the next without giving the players a moment to catch their breath. Football has…

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Serve Your Donors

By Barry Spencer | November 28, 2023 |

Serve by Commuicating Giving is on many people’s minds this time of year, and especially today. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages…

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By Barry Spencer | November 21, 2023 |

What movie will you watch on Thanksgiving? It’s A Wonderful Life? Love this classic! George Bailey was a giver. As you know from the movie, George needed help understanding the…

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Wait for It

By Barry Spencer | November 14, 2023 |

Wait For It The Christmas lights at the entrance of my neighborhood ushered in the Christmas season the day after Halloween. This also means the season of delayed gratification for…

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Give and Get

By Barry Spencer | November 7, 2023 |

Give and Get What you give out is what you receive in return. It is the parable of the seed and harvest in the bible. If you plant seeds of…

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By Barry Spencer | October 31, 2023 |

Hope Needed now more than ever is hope. Hope in a better life, better community, better relationships, better caring for one another, and more. Hope. One industry that has more…

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By Barry Spencer | October 24, 2023 |

“News” The news today comes at us fast and furious. It is laced with emotionally charged words regardless of which side of the argument you are on. But think for…

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New or Normal?

By Barry Spencer | October 17, 2023 |

New or Normal? What could be beneficial now more than ever is assurance that the uncertainty of our present time is “normal.” The uncertainty of war in Israel, high inflation,…

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This Conversation Matters

By Barry Spencer | October 10, 2023 |

This Conversation Matters The planned giving conversation matters for the donor. While annual giving meets immediate needs quicker than planned giving, don’t dismiss how planned giving can help. Too many…

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Three Donor Questions

By Barry Spencer | October 3, 2023 |

Three Donor Questions “But dad, what do I say?” This is the question my kids ask me when faced with a challenge in their studies, and they don’t even know…

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Your Opportunity to Benefit

To learn more about how The Donor Motivation Program® may benefit you and your organization, request our complimentary guide, “The 37-Minute Planned Giving Landscape Conversation” with Barry Spencer by calling (678) 353-3355.