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What Christian Missionaries and Aid Workers (and Each of Us) Can Learn from the Fukushima Fifty

From the Japanese nuclear tragedy, three excerpts worth our deepest reflection. (Yes, I know this is a long piece. Please read it anyway.) The first excerpt, Brett Michael Dykes’ Japanese nuclear plant worker discusses choice to sacrifice his life: As … Continue reading

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“Dirty Money”: Why More Donations are Dirtier Than We Think

Thanks as always to Kirsten Bullock for her weekly list of must-read blog posts on fundraising. On the list this week, an especially must-read read from PhilanTopic on a topic sadly swept quietly under most nonprofit rugs: Dirty money. An … Continue reading

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The Best Gift Your Nonprofit Can Give the World: A Viable Plan to Go Out of Business

Thomas Friedman’s New York Times op-ed piece entitled Adults Only, Please contains a powerful thought-starter for nonprofit organizations: Dov Seidman, the C.E.O. of LRN, which helps companies build ethical cultures, likes to talk about two kinds of values: “situational values” … Continue reading

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